Examples of pact in a Sentence
We supported a peace pact between the two countries.
They made a pact to go to the gym together three times a week.
Recent Examples of pact from the Web
The Board of Works approved a five-year pact Tuesday with GMI Recycling Services that includes the sale of three city garbage trucks.
Next came a touring development deal with Live Nation, signing with Tom Windish at Paradigm Talent Agency and inking a distribution pact with AWAL/Kobalt Music Group.
Moreover, after years in which the U.S. did not put its interests or that of its allies first — something that was very much on display in the negotiations that led to the pact with Iran — Trump’s tough talk was very much on point.
Corriere’s projection found the combination that would get nearest to a parliamentary majority was a pact between the anti-immigrant League, the M5S and a small party founded by heirs of the neo-fascist movement.
In a suicide pact, the couple enjoy their first night of love in a closet, where they are later discovered dead.
Finally, the Iran deal was a multinational pact—signed not only by the U.S. and Iran but also by Britain, France, Russia, China, Germany, and a delegation from the European Union.
This is the first major label agreement for Apple Music since its inception two years ago, and Apple hopes to ink a pact with Sony Music Entertainment soon as well.
If approved, the agreement will be part of a larger pact between NSLU and Poway Open Space, a draft of which was signed Aug. 14 by both parties.
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Pact has "peace" at its root because a pact often ends a period of unfriendly relations. The word is generally used in the field of international relations, where diplomats may speak of an "arms pact", a "trade pact", or a "fishing-rights pact". But it may also be used for any solemn agreement or promise between two people; after all, whenever two parties shake hands on a deal, they're not about to go to war with each other.
Origin and Etymology of pact
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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