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One entry found for agreement.
Main Entry: agreeˇment
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressgremacron-mschwant
Function: noun
1 a : the act of agreeing b : harmony of opinion, action, or character : CONCORD <all are in agreement>
2 a : an arrangement or understanding (as a contract or treaty) about action to be taken b : a written record of such an agreement
3 : the fact of agreeing grammatically
synonyms AGREEMENT, CONTRACT, BARGAIN mean an arrangement between persons on a matter of common interest. AGREEMENT suggests a shared understanding that is arrived at after some discussion <an agreement to work as a team>. CONTRACT suggests a formal often written agreement <a contract with a recording studio>. BARGAIN applies to a firm agreement especially about purchase and sale <we made a bargain to sell the land>.

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