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But the pair won't sign the pact partly because they want to trade with Britain. The Sun (2016)Strain traces new patterns; over time, our faces make a pact with our inner despair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These threats became moot in the summer of 2015 when Iran signed the nuclear pact with six world powers. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It will take months beyond that for the new pact to be ratified. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The leaders are due to sign a fiscal pact. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When you sign up to this app you agree to a pact. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This has already prompted some treaty changes and a new fiscal pact and will doubtless result in more. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Make a pact not to talk about, text or call your partners. The Sun (2014)She outlined a new pact allowing more foreign policy integration including plans for deeper military and security co-operation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Monday's summit failed to agree on policies for growth and on details of a new austerity pact. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But it appears that Britain will now play a conciliatory role at the summit over the fiscal pact. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A positive result was not needed for the ratification of the fiscal pact. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Instead, make a pact with a like-minded colleague to look out for each other. The Sun (2009)Britain's five big banks are considering making a lending pledge to support businesses as part of a new pact with the Government. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The US has inflicted the third setback on itself through its new pact to help India with nuclear technology. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the report in La Repubblica suggested that the purported accord may be more of a mutual survival pact for two parties doing terribly in the polls. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: pact NOUN
A pact is a formal agreement between two or more people, organizations, or governments to do a particular thing or to help each other.
Last month he signed a new non-aggression pact with the country.
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