[ ah-grey-mahnt; French a-grey-mahn ]
/ ˌɑ greɪˈmɑnt; French a greɪˈmɑ̃ /
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noun, plural a·gré·ments [ah-grey-mahnts; French a-grey-mahn]. /ˌɑ greɪˈmɑnts; French a greɪˈmɑ̃/.
Music. ornament (def. 9).
agréments. Also a·gré·mens [a-grey-mahn]. /a greɪˈmɑ̃/. agreeable qualities or circumstances.
the official approval by a government of a proposed envoy from a foreign government.
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Origin of agrément
1705–15; <French: literally, pleasure; see agreement
Words nearby agrément
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Example sentences from the Web for agrément
For adventure the Lordes woulde not thinke welle of their suddine agrement, consideringe he and theye were at some wordes before.The Mystery of Mary Stuart|Andrew Lang
I want nothing in the world but what is honest, so make the agrement as you like, and I'll bide by it.
British Dictionary definitions for agrément
/ (French agremɑ̃) /
- formal approval for a construction project to proceed
- (as modifier)an agrément certificate
Word Origin for agrément
C20: French, literally: agreement
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