peace treaty

Definition of peace treaty

  1. :  an agreement to stop fighting a war

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a state of tranquility or quiet: such as

    :  freedom from civil disturbance

    :  a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom

  1. :  to be, become, or keep silent or quiet

  1. :  an agreement or arrangement made by negotiation:

    :  a contract in writing between two or more political authorities (such as states or sovereigns) formally signed by representatives duly authorized and usually ratified by the lawmaking authority of the state

    :  private treaty

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a trip made at another's expense

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