Definition of treaty in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtriːti/

noun (plural treaties)

A formally concluded and ratified agreement between states: the two Presidents signed a ten-year treaty of solidarity
More example sentences
  • The prince represents Monaco in its foreign relations and signs and ratifies treaties.
  • The treaty is very clear; the treaty must be ratified by the last day of December next year.
  • This is an International treaty ratified by all the people on this island and there is no other show in town.
agreement, settlement, pact, deal, entente, concordat, accord, concord, protocol, compact, convention, contract, covenant, bargain, pledge;
armistice, truce;


Late Middle English: from Old French traite, from Latin tractatus 'treatise' (see tractate).

Words that rhyme with treaty

Beatty, entreaty, graffiti, meaty, Nefertiti, peaty, sleety, sweetie, Tahiti, titi

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