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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
noun: A course of action, especially a diplomatic petition or protest.
From French démarche (gait). Ultimately from the Indo-European root merg- (border) that's also the source of marquee, margin, march, mark, and remark.
"Beijing sent Canberra a formal diplomatic protest in May -- not about
the Dalai Lama but over a perception that Australia, the US, Japan and
India are cobbling together a security alliance to contain China. The
Chinese demarche is an acute example of the type of problem Australian
policymakers will continue to face."
It is difficult to begin without borrowing, but perhaps it is the most generous course thus to permit your fellow-men to have an interest in your enterprise. -Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862)