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Definitions of treaty

  1. The act of treating for the adjustment of differences, as for forming an agreement; negotiation. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A proposal tending to an agreement. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An agreement or contract between nations, either at the close of a war, or in time of peace, for the adjustment or differences or arrangement of commercial relations. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. The act of treating to form an agreement: a formal agreement between independent states. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Formal agreement between States or sovereigns. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. A formal agreement or compact. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Act of treating to adjust differences and come to an agreement; a formal agreement, league or contract between states. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for treaty

  1. A treaty was easily concluded. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  2. Their misfortunes have dissolved our treaty with the Goths. – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn