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gentleman's agreement

noun [C]     /ˌdʒen.tl̩.mənz.əˈɡriː.mənt/ US  /-t̬l̩-/
an agreement that is based on trust and is not written downAccepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approval
(Definition of gentleman's agreement noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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