plural -s
: a diplomatic procedure by which a state determines in advance whether a proposed envoy will be acceptable to the receiving state compare agrément

Word History


French, literally, approval, from agréer to agree + -ation

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of agréation was in 1598

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“Agréation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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