Definition of agreement
- There is widespread agreement on this issue.
- She nodded her head in agreement.
- reached an agreement as to how to achieve their goal
Any changes to the plan require the agreement of everyone involved.
There is wide agreement on this issue.
They have been unable to reach agreement about how to achieve reform.
I thought we had an agreement.
Their agreement expires next year.
He has to return the property under the terms of an agreement he has with the original owner.
He signed an agreement to buy the property.
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: the act of agreeing
: a situation in which people share the same opinion : a situation in which people agree
: an arrangement, contract, etc., by which people agree about what is to be done
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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