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agreement

noun (SAME OPINION)    /əˈɡriː.mənt/
B2 [U] the situation in which people have the same opinion, or in which they approve of or accept something: The whole family was in agreement with her about/on what they should do. If the three parties cannot reach agreement now, there will be a civil war. I don't think you'll ever get Tony's agreement to these proposals. [+ that] There's widespread agreement that the law should be changed.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval B2 [C] a decision or arrangement, often formal and written, between two or more groups or people: The dispute was settled by an agreement that satisfied both sides. The government has entered into/signed an international arms control agreement. They have broken (the terms of) the agreement on human rights. Finally the two sides have reached an agreement.Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
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