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treaty

[ tree-tee ]
/ ˈtri ti /
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noun, plural trea·ties.

a formal agreement between two or more states in reference to peace, alliance, commerce, or other international relations.
the formal document embodying such an international agreement.
any agreement or compact.

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Origin of treaty

1350–1400; Middle English trete<Anglo-French <Latin tractātustractate
non·trea·ty, noun, plural non·trea·ties.
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British Dictionary definitions for treaty

treaty
/ (ˈtriːtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

treatyless, adjective
C14: from Old French traité, from Medieval Latin tractātus treaty, from Latin: discussion, from tractāre to manage; see treat
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