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treaty

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30 in 27 verses (in OT : 30 in 27 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

treatyn. [OE. tretee, F. traité, LL. tractatus; cf. L. tractatus a handling, treatment, consultation, tractate. See Treat, and cf. Tractate.].
  •  The act of treating for the adjustment of differences, as for forming an agreement; negotiation.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
    "He cast by treaty and by trains
    Her to persuade.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  An agreement so made; specifically, an agreement, league, or contract between two or more nations or sovereigns, formally signed by commissioners properly authorized, and solemnly ratified by the several sovereigns, or the supreme power of each state; an agreement between two or more independent states; as, a treaty of peace; a treaty of alliance.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A proposal tending to an agreement.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A treatise; a tract.  Sir T. Browne.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

treaty, n. (pl. -ies)
1 a formally concluded and ratified agreement between States.
2 an agreement between individuals or parties, esp. for the purchase of property.

Idiom
treaty port hist. a port that a country was bound by treaty to keep open to foreign trade.
Etymology
ME f. AF tret{eacute} f. L tractatus TRACTATE

THESAURUS

treaty

NATO, SEATO, accord, agreement, alliance, arrangement, bargain, capitulation, cartel, charter, compact, concord, concordat, contract, convention, covenant, deal, entente, entente cordiale, international agreement, league, mutual-defense treaty, nonaggression pact, pact, paction, reconciliation, settlement, understanding

ROGET THESAURUS

treaty

Compact

N compact, contract, agreement, bargain, affidation, pact, paction, bond, covenant, indenture, bundobast, deal, stipulation, settlement, convention, compromise, cartel, Protocol, treaty, concordat, Zollverein, Sonderbund, charter, Magna Charta, Progmatic Sanction, customs union, free trade region, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, GATT, most favored nation status, negotiation, diplomacy, negotiator, ratification, completion, signature, seal, sigil, signet, agreed, conventional, under hand and seal, caveat emptor.


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