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pact

 (păkt)
n.
1. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
2. An arrangement between people; a compact. See Synonyms at agreement.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin pactum, from neuter sing. past participle of pacīscī, to agree; see pag- in Indo-European roots.]

pact

(pækt)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an agreement or compact between two or more parties, nations, etc, for mutual advantage
[C15: from Old French pacte, from Latin pactum, from pacīscī to agree]

pact

(pækt)

n.
1. an agreement or compact.
2. an agreement or treaty between two or more nations.
[1400–50; < Middle French < Latin pactum, n. use of neuter past participle of pacīscī to make a bargain, contract]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pact - a written agreement between two states or sovereignspact - a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
written agreement - a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties
alliance - a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim
commercial treaty - a treaty governing commerce between two or more nations
peace treaty, pacification, peace - a treaty to cease hostilities; "peace came on November 11th"
convention - (diplomacy) an international agreement

pact

pact

noun
1. An act or state of agreeing between parties regarding a course of action:
2. A formal, usually written settlement between nations:
3. A legally binding arrangement between parties:
Translations
حِلْف، إتفاقيَّه
smlouva
pagt
sopimus
samningur; sáttmáli
paktas
pakt
pakt

pact

[pækt] N
1. (between two people) → pacto m
to make a pact (with sb)hacer un pacto (con algn)
to make a pact with the Devilhacer un pacto con el diablo
to make a pact (not) to do sthacordar (no) hacer algo, pactar (no) hacer algo
see also suicide
2. (Pol, Comm) → pacto m (esp Econ, Ind) → convenio m
electoral pactpacto m electoral
non-aggression pactpacto m de no agresión

pact

[ˈpækt] npacte m
He signed a non-aggression pact with Germany → Il signa un pacte de non-agression avec l'Allemagne.
to sign a pact → signer un pacte
to sign a pact with sb → signer un pacte avec qn
to make a pact with sb [country] → faire un pacte avec qn
to make a pact to do sth [friends, partners] → faire un pacte pour faire qch, se promettre de faire qch
to make a pact with the devil → faire un pacte avec le diable

pact

nPakt m; to make a pact with somebodymit jdm einen Pakt schließen

pact

[pækt] npatto, trattato, accordo

pact

(pӕkt) noun
an agreement, especially if formal and/or between the representatives of nations. They made a pact to help each other.