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gentleman's agreement

noun [C] uk   /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
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