paction

noun
pac·​tion | \ ˈpakshən \
plural -s

Definition of paction

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : agreement, compact, bargain made paction tween them twaBallad Book
2 : a short-term international convention terminating with the execution of a single act or performance
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-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of paction (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish
: to make a paction

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Other Words from paction

Noun

pactional \ -​shənᵊl , -​shnəl \ adjective

History and Etymology for paction

Noun

Middle French, from Latin paction-, pactio, from pactus (past participle of pacisci to agree, contract) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Paction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paction. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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