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treaty Syllabification: trea·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈtrēdē/

Definition of treaty in English:

noun (plural treaties)

A formally concluded and ratified agreement between countries.
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.


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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