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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
(Definition of agreement noun (SAME OPINION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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