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pact

noun [C]     /pækt/
C2 a formal agreement between two people or groups of people: The United States and Canada have signed a free-trade pact. [+ to infinitive] The Liberal Democrats may form a pact with Labour to try to beat the Conservatives in the next election.Making and breaking promises and commitments
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