treaty, pact, accord(noun)
a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
An agreement; a compact; a covenant.
Origin: From pactum, from paciscere.
an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant
Origin: [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to fasten, Gr. phgny`nai, Skr. pa bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacte. Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pakt, n. that which is agreed on: an agreement: a contract—also Pac′tion.—adj. Pac′tional.—Pactum illicitum, an unlawful agreement. [L. pactum—pacisci, pactus, to contract.]
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'pact' in Nouns Frequency: #2748
The numerical value of pact in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pact in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
History is a pact between the dead, the living, and the yet unborn.
I consider that in these circumstances, the security pact prevails over the stability pact.
Our ultimate objective is to stop Mexico's unfair trade practices ... and the final pact has yet to do that.
That will lead to higher spending, which I take responsibility for, i consider that in these circumstances, the security pact prevails over the stability pact.
After we implement this pact there will be even more progress on the ground, our backers have a perceptive vision and they see who is effective on the ground and support them.
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- pacteCatalan, Valencian
- Vertrag, PaktGerman
- pactiō, pactumLatin
- pakt, układPolish
- договор, пакт, соглашениеRussian
- pakt, пактSerbo-Croatian
- pakt, dogovorSlovene
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