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Treaty meaning

treaty - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of treating for the adjustment of differences, as for forming an agreement; negotiation.
  2. 2. An agreement so made; specifically, an agreement, league, or contract between two or more nations or sovereigns, formally signed by commissioners properly authorized, and solemnly ratified by the several sovereigns, or the supreme power of each state; an agreement between two or more independent states; as, a treaty of peace; a treaty of alliance.
  3. 3. A proposal tending to an agreement.
  4. 4. A treatise; a tract.
  5. 5. Formal agreement between States or sovereigns.

treaty - examples of usage

  1. In another letter he gives an account of a new treaty with Mist. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  2. How Defoe came to support the new commercial treaty with France, and the grounds on which he supported it, can only be understood by looking at his relations with the Government. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
  3. Moved partly by curiosity, partly by earnest desire for the public good, according to his own account in the Review and in his History of the Union, Defoe resolved to undertake the " long, tedious, and hazardous journey" to Edinburgh, and use all his influence to push the Treaty through. - "Daniel Defoe", William Minto.
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