[ah-grey-mahnt; French a-grey-mahn]
noun, plural a·gré·ments [ah-grey-mahnts; French a-grey-mahn] /ˌɑ greɪˈmɑnts; French a greɪˈmɑ̃/.
  1. Music. ornament(def 9).
  2. agréments. Also a·gré·mens [a-grey-mahn] /a greɪˈmɑ̃/. agreeable qualities or circumstances.
  3. the official approval by a government of a proposed envoy from a foreign government.

Origin of agrément

1705–15; < French: literally, pleasure; see agreement Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for agrement


    1. formal approval for a construction project to proceed
    2. (as modifier)an agrément certificate

Word Origin for agrément

C20: French, literally: agreement
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