Definition of 'treaty'
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Because of the painfully slowly constructed structure of agreements and treaties that have been set up in Europe to preserve the peace. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Russia has yet to ratify the treaty. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To avoid it would require a raft of new treaties. Times, Sunday Times (2012)European leaders were preparing to agree a new treaty to save the eurozone last night. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And all that really matters is treaty negotiations. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The government argues that it brought in the law to comply with an international treaty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But she was only without at least one peacetime treaty of alliance for about fourteen of those years. The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990)Under the terms of this treaty each agreed that the other would inherit his kingdom should he die childless. 1066: and the Hidden History of the Bayeux Tapestry (2004)The catch is that the new arrangement could take years of fraught negotiation and new treaties to see the light of day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It said the Government should pursue changes to global tax treaties via diplomatic channels instead. Times, Sunday Times (2009)British and French soldiers will train together under a new treaty to be announced today. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A global treaty looks at least a decade away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We must respect established treaties, agreements and processes without crushing the fragile flower of democracy with a sledgehammer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But this must be done by consensus, upholding the treaty arrangements that have made the region an international exemplar. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Before the deal can come into force and become a formal treaty, it must also be ratified by both countries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Lawyers are now turning that agreement into a treaty text and the UK will ensure that all its red lines are fully respected. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Although a federal treaty may be three or four years off, Britain by then might have already ceased to exist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The US will not ratify the 2003 treaty. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was in no sense the textbook ambassador, but he secured from the French government financial aid followed by a full treaty of alliance. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)
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Translations for 'treaty'
British English: treaty /ˈtriːtɪ/ NOUN
A treaty is a written agreement between countries.
...a treaty on global warming.
- American English: treaty
- Arabic: مُعَاهَدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tratado
- Chinese: 条约
- Croatian: ugovor
- Czech: smlouva
- Danish: traktat
- Dutch: verdrag
- European Spanish: tratado
- Finnish: sopimus valtioiden välinen
- French: traité
- German: Vertrag Staat
- Greek: συνθήκη
- Italian: trattato
- Japanese: 条約
- Korean: 조약
- Norwegian: traktat
- Polish: traktat
- European Portuguese: tratado
- Romanian: tratat
- Russian: договор
- Spanish: tratado
- Swedish: fördrag
- Thai: สนธิสัญญา
- Turkish: anlaşma tarih
- Ukrainian: мирний договір
- Vietnamese: hiệp ước
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