pact

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From Middle French pacte, from Old French, from Latin pactum (something agreed upon), from paciscere (to agree).

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pact (plural pacts)

  1. An agreement; a compact; a covenant.
  2. (international law) An agreement between two or more nations

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pact (third-person singular simple present pacts, present participle pacting, simple past and past participle pacted)

  1. (intransitive) To form a pact; to agree formally.
    • 1992, John Higley, ‎Richard Gunther, Elites and Democratic Consolidation in Latin America and Southern Europe (page 129)
      When national elites pacted in Mexico, they pacted to the advantage of the elites as against the masses and also to the advantage of the center as against the provinces.

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pact n (plural pacten, diminutive pactje n)

  1. pact

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