Definitions for: Pact

[n] a written agreement between two states or sovereigns

Webster (1913) Definition: Pact, n. [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or
contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to
fasten, Gr. ?, Skr. p[=a]ca bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacie.
Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.]
An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant. --Bacon.

The engagement and pact of society whish goes by the
name of the constitution. --Burke.

Synonyms: accord, treaty

See Also: alliance, convention, pacification, peace, peace treaty, SALT I, SALT II, Treaty of Versailles, written agreement

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