frappe frappe


  1. (n) liqueur poured over shaved ice
  2. (n) thick milkshake containing ice cream
  3. (n) a frozen dessert with fruit flavoring (especially one containing no milk)


  1. France's nuclear blast on Mururoa atoll sets off a chain reaction of rage and indignation around the world and raises questions about the future of the force de frappe.
  2. The dialogue went something like this: Frenchman: We need you in our force de frappe.
  3. One scheme under discussion in Washington would give NATO its own nuclear capability, based on Britain's present modest H-bomb striking power and France's future force de frappe.


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untenable untenable
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