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.
This pact does not fix the structural problems in the Finnish economy.
I consider that in these circumstances, the security pact prevails over the stability pact.
We have this pact with the West, but I want everybody to know that we will be charting a course of our own.
We must consult the population to rebuild a constitutional pact that was broken by the impeachment process.
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- pacteCatalan, Valencian
- Vertrag, PaktGerman
- pactiō, pactumLatin
- pakt, układPolish
- договор, пакт, соглашениеRussian
- pakt, пактSerbo-Croatian
- pakt, dogovorSlovene
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