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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: Establishing or reestablishing of cordial relations, especially between nations.
From Dutch toenadering (advance, approach), from toe (to) + nader (closer). Earliest documented use: 1920.
The term is typically seen in South Africa, but it’s worth adopting everywhere. The French equivalent is rapprochement.
“The party and the labour federation may seem to be on the same page in opposing e-tolling, but don’t hold your breath for a toenadering even on this front.”
Cosatu and DA Lock Horns; The Argus (Cape Town, South Africa); Mar 17, 2012.
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