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treaty

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Pronunciation: /ˈtriːti
 
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Definition of treaty in English:

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.
Synonyms
armistice, truce;
alliance

Origin

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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