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agreementnoun [C/U]

us   /əˈɡri·mənt/
the condition of having the same opinion, or a decision or arrangement between two or more people or groups to do something or to obey the same rules: [C] a new trade agreement [U] Both sides were in agreement on the basic terms, but many details still had to be worked out. [C] Leaders of both countries signed an agreement to exchange diplomats. [U] Let us help you to reach agreement.
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"agreement" in British English

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agreementnoun

uk   /əˈɡriː.mənt/ us   /əˈɡriː.mənt/
  • agreement noun (SAME OPINION)

B2 [U] the situation in which people have the same opinion, or in which they approve of or accept something: The whole family was in agreement with her about/on what they should do. If the three parties cannot reach agreement now, there will be a civil war. I don't think you'll ever get Tony's agreement to these proposals. [+ that] There's widespread agreement that the law should be changed.
B2 [C] a decision or arrangement, often formal and written, between two or more groups or people: The dispute was settled by an agreement that satisfied both sides. The government has entered into/signed an international arms control agreement. They have broken (the terms of) the agreement on human rights. Finally the two sides have reached an agreement.

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"agreement" in Business English

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agreementnoun

uk   /əˈɡriːmənt/ us  
[C] a decision or arrangement that has been made and accepted by two or more people, groups, organizations, etc.: agreement between sb and sb Based on the rental agreement between the landlord and the tenant, either party must give 30 days notice to terminate the agreement.agreement with sb The group has licensing agreements with 170 retail customers in the US.an agreement on sth Negotiations will continue for an ambitious agreement on trade and other matters.arrive at/come to/reach an agreement Despite recent discussions between the two companies, they failed to reach an agreement on the terms of a possible merger.enter into/sign an agreement Developers have signed an agreement with the commission and the EPA to use the land for commercial and residential property. a formal/legal/binding agreement a verbal/written/unwritten agreement
[U] the act of approving or accepting something, or the fact of having the same opinion about something: be in agreement with sb/sth Most of the county's lawmakers are in agreement with administration officials on the proposal.complete/total/widespread agreement There is widespread agreement that changes need to be made, but there is disagreement about how it should be conducted.be in agreement that All area superintendents are in agreement that both constitutional reform and tax reform are necessary now.
(Definition of agreement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “agreement”
in Arabic اتِّفاق, تَوافُق…
in Korean 합의, 동의…
in Portuguese acordo…
in Catalan acord…
in Japanese 合意, 同意, 賛成…
in Chinese (Simplified) 意见一致, 同意, 应允…
in Turkish antlaşma, uyuşma…
in Russian соглашение, согласие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意見一致, 同意, 應允…
in Italian accordo…
in Polish porozumienie, zgoda…
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