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treaty

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtriːti/ ( plural treaties)
GOVERNMENT, LAW an agreement between two or more countries, formally approved by their governments: ratify/sign a treaty The latest nation to ratify the treaty is France.an air/trade treaty The US wants a new air treaty with the UK to lift barriers on the cities that each nations' carriers can serve.
LAW a formal agreement between two people, companies, or organizations: Sales of partnership property should be conducted by private treaty or at auction. →  See also contract noun
→  See also commercial treaty , the Maastricht Treaty , private treaty
Translations of “treaty”
in Korean 조약…
in Arabic مُعاهَدة…
in French traité…
in Turkish antlaşma, muahede…
in Italian trattato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 條約, 協定…
in Russian соглашение, договор…
in Polish traktat…
in Spanish tratado…
in Portuguese tratado…
in German der Vertrag…
in Catalan tractat…
in Japanese (国家間の)条約, 協定…
in Chinese (Simplified) 条约, 协定…
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