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pact

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noun \ˈpakt\

Simple Definition of pact

  • : a formal agreement between two countries, people, or groups especially to help each other or to stop fighting

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pact

  1. :  4compact; especially :  an international treaty

Examples of pact in a sentence

  1. We supported a peace pact between the two countries.

  2. They made a pact to go to the gym together three times a week.



Origin and Etymology of pact

Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin pactum, from neuter of pactus, past participle of pacisci to agree, contract; akin to Old English fōn to seize, Latin pax peace, pangere to fix, fasten, Greek pēgnynai


First Known Use: 15th century

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