from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A formal agreement, such as one between nations; a treaty.
- n. A compact; a bargain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An agreement; a compact; a covenant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An agreement; a compact.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
Haiti was the first island in the Western hemisphere to overthrow slavery and white oppression -- this is what you call a pact with the Devil?
This pact is arousing particularly strong interest in Japan, as it is being forged between two of our most important trading partners.
Albert Gubay is one of them: this year, he fulfilled what he calls a "pact with God", giving his entire $1.1 billion fortune to a charitable trust - bar a reported $15 million set aside for his family.
Forging this kind of pact is increasingly a priority for Japan, which sees itself falling behind regional rival South Korea in the area of free trade agreements.
The power generated will be purchased by the state governments' distribution utilities under a long-term pact, it said.
"Liberal trade critic Scott Brison stressed that the bill to legislate the Colombian trade pact is still to be scrutinized by the Commons trade committee." where the LibroCons hold a majority
"Boards of both the companies have in principle approved the concept of setting up the plant, and an initial pact is expected in a month's time," B.L. Bagra told Dow Jones Newswires.
Mr. Medvedev, who was in New York to meet with Gazprom investors, said China is likely waiting on the results of its domestic shale drilling before committing to a long-term pact.
The pact is a guide for negotiators as all nuclear nations work for a replacement pact for the START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty) arms control agreement that expires in December, 2009.
Weiner has also signed a long-term pact with Mad Men producer Lionsgate, which could extend to a seventh season.