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An agreement; a compact; a covenant
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{n} a bargain, covenant, agreement
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An agreement between two or more groups or individuals to complete a given amount of work with the least effort
{i} contract; agreement; alliance; treaty
An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant
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agreement, as in: The two countries signed a mutual non-aggression pact
a written agreement between two states or sovereigns
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A pact is a formal agreement between two or more people, organizations, or governments to do a particular thing or to help each other. Last month he signed a new non-aggression pact with Germany. a formal agreement between two groups, countries, or people, especially to help each other or to stop fighting (pacte, from pactum, from pacisci ). Anti Comintern Pact ANZUS Pact Hoare Laval Pact Kellogg Briand Pact Pact of Paris Lateran Pact Lebanese National Pact Locarno Pact of Warsaw Pact Baghdad Pact Organization German Soviet Nonaggression Pact Nazi Soviet Nonaggression Pact
Pact of Locarno
(1925) Multilateral treaty signed in Locarno, Switz. , intended to guarantee peace in western Europe. Its signatories were Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, and Italy. Germany's borders with France and Belgium as set by the Treaty of Versailles were decreed inviolable, but its eastern borders were not. Britain promised to defend Belgium and France. Other provisions included mutual defense pacts between France and Poland and between France and Czechoslovakia. The treaty led to the Allied troops' departure from the Rhineland by 1930, five years ahead of schedule. See also Kellogg-Briand Pact
Warsaw Pact
The Warsaw Treaty Organization which was established by the above treaty, a strategic alliance comparable and opposed to NATO
Warsaw Pact
A pact (long-term alliance treaty) signed on May 14, 1955 in Warsaw by the Soviet Union and its Communist military allies in Europe

The Warsaw Pact formalized Moscow's dominance in Europe's east.

suicide pact
An agreement between two or more people to commit suicide
non-aggression pact
A non-aggression pact is an international treaty between two or more states/countries agreeing to avoid war or armed conflict between them and resolve their disputes through peaceful negotiations. Sometimes such a pact may include a pledge of avoiding armed conflict even if participants find themselves fighting third countries, including allies of one of the participants
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officially Pacific Security Treaty Security pact for the South Pacific, signed in 1951 by Australia, New Zealand, and the U.S. (hence its acronym). The U.S. first suggested a pact to Australia in the wake of the U.S.-Japan Security Treaty and fears of Japanese rearmament. The signatories agreed to maintain a consultative relationship for their collective security. In the 1980s New Zealand refused to let ships carrying nuclear weapons dock at its ports; the U.S., refusing to identify its nuclear-armed ships, suspended its treaty obligations to New Zealand in 1986, and the treaty has since been nonoperative with reference to New Zealand
Anti-Comintern Pact
Agreement concluded first between Germany and Japan (Nov. 25, 1936) and later between Italy, Germany, and Japan (Nov. 6, 1937). The pact, sought by Adolf Hitler, was ostensibly directed against the Comintern but was specifically directed against the Soviet Union. It was one of a series of agreements leading to the formation of the Axis Powers. Japan renounced the pact in 1939 but later acceded to the Tripartite Pact of 1940, which pledged Germany, Japan, and Italy to mutual assistance
German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact
or Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact (Aug. 23, 1939) Agreement stipulating mutual nonaggression between the Soviet Union and Germany. The Soviet Union, whose proposed collective security agreement with Britain and France was rebuffed, approached Germany, and in the pact the two states pledged publicly not to attack each other. Its secret provisions divided Poland between them and gave the Soviet Union control of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, and Finland. The Soviets hoped to buy time to build up their forces to face German expansionism; Germany wished to proceed with its invasion of Poland and the countries to its west without having to worry about the Red Army. News of the pact shocked and horrified the world. Nine days after its signing, Germany began World War II by invading Poland. The agreement was voided when Germany attacked the Soviet Union in 1941. Until 1989 the Soviet Union denied the existence of the secret protocols because they were considered evidence of its involuntary annexation of the Baltic states
Hoare-Laval Pact
(1935) Secret plan to offer Benito Mussolini most of Ethiopia (then called Abyssinia) in return for a truce in the Italo-Ethiopian War. It was put together by British foreign secretary Sir Samuel Hoare and French premier Pierre Laval, who tried and failed to achieve a rapprochement between France and Italy. When news of the plan leaked out, it drew immediate and widespread denunciation
Jordan pact
peace agreement between Israel and Jordan
Kellogg Pact
the Kellogg-Briand Pact an agreement, signed by 15 nations in 1928, to deal with arguments between countries peacefully, without war or weapons. It was suggested by Aristide Briand, the French Foreign Minister, to Frank B. Kellogg, the US Secretary of State
Kellogg-Briand Pact
or Pact of Paris (1928) International agreement not to use war as an instrument of national policy. It was conceived by Aristide Briand, who hoped to engage the U.S. in a system of protective alliances to guard against aggression from a resurgent Germany. The U.S. secretary of state, Frank Kellogg, proposed a general multilateral treaty, and the French agreed. Most states signed the treaty, but its lack of enforceability and exceptions to its pacifist pledges rendered it useless. See also Pact of Locarno
Lebanese National Pact
Power-sharing arrangement established in 1943 between Lebanese Christians and Muslims whereby the president is always a Christian and the prime minister a Sunnite Muslim. The speaker of the National Assembly must be a Shite Muslim. Amendments made following the Lebanese Civil War transferred many presidential powers to a cabinet divided evenly between Christians and Muslims
Munich Pact
agreement signed between Hitler Mussolini and England France regarding annexation of the Sudetenland to Germany (1938)
pledge made by NATO states to settle disputes among themselves peacefully and defend one another against outside aggressors
Three Power Pact
Tripartite Pact, agreement made in 1940 that formed the military alliance between Japan Germany and Italy during World War II
Tripartite Pact
Three Power Pact, agreement made in 1940 that formed the military alliance between Japan Germany and Italy during World War II
Warsaw Pact
a group of countries in eastern Europe, including Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and the former Soviet Union, which was established in 1955 to oppose NATO during the Cold War.The Warsaw Pact ended in 1991 when most of the Communist governments of eastern Europe lost power. or Warsaw Treaty Organization Military alliance of the Soviet Union, Albania (until 1968), Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Romania, formed in 1955 in response to West Germany's entry into NATO. Its terms included a unified military command and the stationing of Soviet troops in the other member states. Warsaw Pact troops were called into action to suppress uprisings in Poland (1956), Hungary (1956), and Czechoslovakia (1968). The alliance was dissolved in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet bloc, and Soviet troops departed. Several Warsaw Pact members later joined NATO
election pact
agreement or promise made before an election
international pact
treaty between two or more nations
non-aggression pact
agreement that neither side will attack the other
signed a pact
joined in alliance, joined together in agreement
signing a pact
joining in alliance, joining in agreement
suicide pact
an agreement by two or more people to commit suicide together at a given place and time; "the two lovers killed themselves in a suicide pact
suicide pact
A suicide pact is an arrangement that two or more people make to kill themselves at the same time and usually in the same place. Police refused to say if the couple died in a suicide pact. an arrangement between two or more people to kill themselves at the same time
wage pact
salary agreement