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PACT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pact mean? 

PACT (noun)
  The noun PACT has 1 sense:

1. a written agreement between two states or sovereigns

  Familiarity information: PACT used as a noun is very rare.


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PACT (noun)


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Meaning:

A written agreement between two states or sovereigns

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

pact; treaty; accord

Hypernyms ("pact" is a kind of...):

written agreement (a legal document summarizing the agreement between parties)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pact"):

alliance (a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim)

commercial treaty (a treaty governing commerce between two or more nations)

pacification; peace; peace treaty (a treaty to cease hostilities)

convention ((diplomacy) an international agreement)

Instance hyponyms:

North Atlantic Treaty (the treaty signed in 1949 by 12 countries that established NATO)

SALT I (the first treaty between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics resulting from the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks)

SALT II (the second treaty between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics resulting from the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks)


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