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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 ​basicterms, but many ​details still had to be ​worked out. [C] Leaders of both ​countriessigned an agreement to ​exchangediplomats. [U] Let us ​help you to ​reach agreement.
(Definition of agreement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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agreementnoun

uk   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 ​wholefamily was in agreement with her about/on what they should do. If the three ​parties cannot reach agreement now, there will be a ​civilwar. 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 ​internationalarmscontrol agreement. They have broken (the ​terms of) the agreement onhumanrights. Finally the two ​sides have reached an agreement.

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  • agreement noun (GRAMMAR)

[U] specialized language the ​situation in which two words have the same ​grammaticalform. For ​example, the words are both ​singular or ​plural, masculine or feminine, etc.
(Definition of agreement from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"agreement" in Business English

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agreementnoun

uk   us   /əˈɡriːmənt/
[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 ​retailcustomers 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 ​residentialproperty. 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 ​administrationofficials 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 ​areasuperintendents are in agreement that both ​constitutionalreform and ​taxreform 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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