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compacts

noun
plural of compact

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples
  • a five-nation compact to control drug traffic

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2 an arrangement about action to be taken
  • the two made a compact never to artificially prolong the other's life in the event of incapacitating illness or injury

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compacts

verb
present tense third-person singular of compact

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1 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control
  • the media giant decided to compact all of its far-flung operations onto a single site

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2 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • compact the snow into a tight ball for throwing

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“Compacts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/compacts. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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