pactio

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pacīscor (agree, stipulate), from pacō (make or come to an agreement).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pactiō f (genitive pactiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of agreeing or covenanting; an agreement, covenant, contract, bargain, pact, treaty, truce.
  2. A corrupt bargaining, underhand agreement.
  3. A marriage contract.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pactiō pactiōnēs
genitive pactiōnis pactiōnum
dative pactiōnī pactiōnibus
accusative pactiōnem pactiōnēs
ablative pactiōne pactiōnibus
vocative pactiō pactiōnēs

Synonyms[edit]

  • (agreement, contract): pactum

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References[edit]

  • pactio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879