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Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.
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Meaning of "agreement" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AGREEMENT

From Old French.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AGREEMENT

agreement  [əˈɡriːmənt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AGREEMENT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Agreement is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AGREEMENT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Agreement

Agreement may refer to: ▪ Agreement or concord, a change in the form of a word depending on grammatical features of another word ▪ Gentlemen's agreement, not enforceable by law ▪ Contract, enforceable in a court of law ▪ Reliability in the sense of, for example, inter-rater agreement ▪ A pact, convention, or treaty between nations, sub-national entities, organizations, corporations ▪ Consensus ▪ Agreement, a 1978 book of poetry by Peter Seaton...

Definition of agreement in the English dictionary

The first definition of agreement in the dictionary is the act of agreeing. Other definition of agreement is a settlement, esp one that is legally enforceable; covenant; treaty. Agreement is also a contract or document containing such a settlement.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AGREEMENT


advertisement
ədˈvɜːtɪsmənt
affirmant
əˈfɜːmənt
apartment
əˈpɑːtmənt
assessment
əˈsɛsmənt
conferment
kənˈfɜːmənt
debarment
dɪˈbɑːmənt
deferment
dɪˈfɜːmənt
department
dɪˈpɑːtmənt
disagreement
ˌdɪsəˈɡriːmənt
disbarment
dɪsˈbɑːmənt
disinterment
ˌdɪsɪnˈtɜːmənt
dormant
ˈdɔːmənt
formant
ˈfɔːmənt
garment
ˈɡɑːmənt
garnisheement
ˌɡɑːnɪˈʃiːmənt
informant
ɪnˈfɔːmənt
interment
ɪnˈtɜːmənt
polysemant
ˌpɒlɪˈsiːmənt
Stormont
ˈstɔːmənt
undergarment
ˈʌndəˌɡɑːmənt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AGREEMENT

agrarianism
agravic
agree
agree to differ
agreeability
agreeable
agreeableness
agreeably
agreed
agreed procedure
agreement to sell
agrestal
agrestial
agrestic
agri-environmental
agria
agribusiness
agribusinessman
agric.
agrichemical

WORDS THAT END LIKE AGREEMENT

abonnement
achievement
announcement
arrangement
basement
comment
element
enforcement
engagement
implement
improvement
infringement
management
measurement
movement
placement
replacement
requirement
retirement
statement
supplement

Synonyms and antonyms of agreement in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AGREEMENT»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «agreement» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of agreement

Translation of «agreement» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AGREEMENT

Find out the translation of agreement to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of agreement from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «agreement» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

协议
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

acuerdo
570 millions of speakers

English

agreement
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समझौता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اِتِّفَاق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

соглашение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acordo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চুক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accord
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perjanjian
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vereinbarung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

同意
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Persetujuan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự thỏa thuận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒப்பந்தம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

करार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anlaşma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contratto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

porozumienie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

угода
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

acord
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συμφωνία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ooreenkoms
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

avtal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

avtale
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of agreement

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AGREEMENT»

The term «agreement» is very widely used and occupies the 2.177 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AGREEMENT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «agreement» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «agreement» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about agreement

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10 QUOTES WITH «AGREEMENT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word agreement.
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Gerry Adams
At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means.
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Paddy Ashdown
I am formally accountable to the steering board of the PIC, and I meet with nine ambassadors from the PIC every week. I have to have the capitals' broad agreement with what I do.
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J. L. Austin
But I owe it to the subject to say, that it has long afforded me what philosophy is so often thought, and made, barren of - the fun of discovery, the pleasures of co-operation, and the satisfaction of reaching agreement.
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Martin Bashir
It was not possible to broadcast any of that because of an agreement between Jackson and the family. Our legal advice was that we could not broadcast it.
5
Jim Bishop
Gimme: an agreement between two losers who can't putt.
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Barbara Boxer
Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.
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James Cameron
I try to live with honor, even if it costs me millions of dollars and takes a long time. It's very unusual in Hollywood. Few people are trustworthy - a handshake means nothing to them. They feel they're required to keep an agreement with you only if you're successful or they need you.
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Jay Carney
In fact, I think - our view of this is that while the agreement, the compromise did not achieve the kind of super-sized deficit reduction that we sought, it did end the uncertainty around the perception, the possibility that the United States might default on its obligations for its first time. That was a good thing.
9
Benjamin Carson
I was perhaps the worst student you have ever seen. You know, I thought I was stupid, all my classmates thought I was stupid, so there was general agreement.
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Jimmy Carter
Unless both sides win, no agreement can be permanent.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AGREEMENT»

Discover the use of agreement in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to agreement and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Transfer Agreement: The Dramatic Story of the Pact ...
Offers a definitive account of the debate over a controversial deal between Palestine and Nazi Germany that virtually tore apart the Jewish world in the pre-World War II era, ultimately saving lives and rescuing assets, but only after ...
Edwin Black, 2001
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Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In
The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate.
Roger Fisher, William L. Ury, Bruce Patton, 2011
3
Agreement
An introduction to agreement - the correspondence between words in a sentence, in terms of gender, case, person, or number.
Greville G. Corbett, 2006
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Agreement in Natural Language: Approaches, Theories, ...
All the papers in this volume, however, take agreement phenomena seriously, as presenting either a general issue in theory construction or a descriptive problem in particular types of languages.
Michael Barlow, Charles Albert Ferguson, 1988
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The Syntax of Agreement and Concord
This book develops a theory of the agreement processes found in language, and considers why verbs agree with subjects in person, adjectives agree in number and gender but not person, and nouns do not agree at all.
Mark C. Baker, 2008
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The LSTA's Complete Credit Agreement Guide
Written by three successful partners from Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, one of the world's preeminent global law firms, this reliable guide covers: Commitments, loans, and letters of credit Interest and fees Amortization and maturity ...
Richard Wight, Warren Cooke, Richard Gray, 2009
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Model Joint Venture Agreement with Commentary
This comprehensive resource provides a complete draft of a Model Joint Venture Agreement based on a hypothetical fact pattern. Also, provided is incisive commentary explaining the meaning and function of each provision.
‎2006
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The of Counsel Agreement: A Guide for Law Firm and Practitioner
Provides every lawyer who is currently Of Counsel or contemplating such a position--and every firm that recognizes the status--with the background, understanding and language required to protect the interests of all concerned.
Harold G. Wren, Beverly J. Glascock, 2005
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Just One Night, Part 3: Binding Agreement
Part 3 of the Just One Night series.
Kyra Davis, 2013
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Grounds for Agreement: The Political Economy of the Coffee ...
This book analyzes changes in the structure of the coffee commodity chain over the period since World War II. It follows the typical consumer dollar spent on coffee in the developed world and shows how this dollar is divided up among the ...
John M. Talbot, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AGREEMENT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term agreement is used in the context of the following news items.
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LCC announce sponsorship agreement with AO.com
Lancashire County Cricket Club has announced a new sponsorship agreement with Bolton based online electricals retailer AO.com. As part of ... «Manchester Evening News, Jul 15»
2
Cardin: Best option is 'strong agreement' with Iran
"The best option is a strong agreement, but Congress will [have] independent oversight," said the Maryland Democrat, who helped draft the ... «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
3
Report: Lakers, Brandon Bass close to agreement
Brandon Bass has been in Boston for what feels like forever, having been there and in trade rumors since 2012. That time has come to an end, ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Capitals, Holtby expect to reach agreement: report
The agent for Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby told The Washington Post on Sunday that he expects the sides to agree on a multiyear ... «NHL.com, Jul 15»
5
Cory Joseph, Toronto Raptors agree to four-year, $30 million deal
The Toronto Raptors have reached agreement on a four-year, $30 million deal with point guard Cory Joseph, league sources told ESPN on ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
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NSEL investors raise concerns over Ram Naresh Saraf and …
MUMBAI: A group of NSEL investors have expressed serious concern over the agreement between one Ram Naresh Saraf and Primezone ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
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Kerry's Dramatic Statement: 'No Agreement Yet'
It's now time to see whether we are able to close the agreement. About the Author: Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu is a graduate in journalism and ... «The Jewish Press, Jul 15»
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Report: Pacers, Rodney Stuckey reach agreement on multi-year deal
After reaching agreement on a four-year, $44 million deal with dynamic shooting guard Monta Ellis, re-signing Stuckey, without shedding Roy ... «Indy Cornrows, Jul 15»
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Brien Center And Union Reach Agreement To Avoid Strike
Brien Center workers and members of SEIU Local 509 picket outside the Brien Center's Pittsfield offices in March seeking a new contract with ... «WAMC, Jul 15»
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Flinders Mines shareholders voice concerns over Todd option …
Mr Hester said he expressed to Todd a more favourable option agreement would still be unlikely to win over dissenting shareholders who ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»

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