A formal agreement between individuals or parties: the country negotiated a trade pact with the US
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- All constitutional parties opposed to the pact were unionist, and they had no such difficulty in uniting.
- Traditionally, the Congress has eschewed formal, pre-poll pacts.
- If free trade were the only purpose of these trade pacts, the agreements could be written on a few sheets of paper.
late Middle English: from Old French, from Latin pactum 'something agreed', neuter past participle (used as a noun) of paciscere 'agree'.