Definition of bridge-building in English:

bridge-building

noun

mass noun
  • The promotion of friendly relations between groups.

    ‘the teaching force has been less willing in recent years to devote unpaid hours to community bridge-building’
    • ‘This will require leadership, compromise and bridge-building.’
    • ‘The alliance needs a bridge-building policy to resolve its military problems.’
    • ‘I think it may even be a genuine attempt at bridge-building.’
    • ‘Your work of years of bridge-building can be undone in minutes.’
    • ‘However, Medici's bridge-building policy proved no better at preventing revolt.’

Pronunciation

bridge-building