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"pact" in British English

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pactnoun [C]

uk   /pækt/  us   /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] Big drug companies plan to form a pact with the National Institutes of Health to share information.

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(Definition of pact from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pact" in American English

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pactnoun [C]

 us   /pækt/
a formal agreement between two people or groups of people: a peace pact
(Definition of pact from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pact" in Business English

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pactnoun [C]

uk   us   /pækt/
a formal agreement between two or more people, groups of people, or organizations: a pact with sb The free trade pact with the United States should be completed soon. The company has signed a pact with its unions that guarantees no further job cuts.
(Definition of pact from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pact”
in Korean 조약…
in Arabic ميثاق…
in Malaysian pakatan…
in French pacte…
in Russian договор, пакт…
in Chinese (Traditional) 契約, 條約, 協定…
in Italian patto…
in Turkish antlaşma, pakt…
in Polish pakt, układ…
in Spanish pacto…
in Vietnamese hiệp ước…
in Portuguese pacto…
in Thai สัญญา…
in German der Pakt…
in Catalan pacte…
in Japanese 契約, 協定…
in Chinese (Simplified) 契约, 条约, 协定…
in Indonesian pakta…
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