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covenant

noun [C] uk   /ˈkʌv.ən.ənt/ us  
a formal agreement or promise between two or more people: The contract contained a restrictive covenant against building on the land. UK specialized finance & economics a formal agreement to pay a fixed amount of money regularly, especially to a charity
covenant
verb [T] uk   us  
Five percent of our profits are covenanted to charity.
Translations of “covenant”
in Spanish pacto, convenio, alianza…
in French engagement solennel…
in German der Vertrag…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盟約, 契約, 協定…
in Russian договор, соглашение…
in Turkish mukavele, antlaşma, taahhütname…
in Chinese (Simplified) 盟约, 契约, 协定…
in Polish umowa…
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