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2 entries found for covenant.
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Entry Word: covenant
Function: noun
Text: 1 a formal agreement between two or more nations or peoples <the two countries signed a peace covenant that, it was hoped, would put an end to decades of bitter conflict> -- see TREATY
2 a formal agreement to fulfill an obligation <I had to sign a covenant that I would return the rental car on time> -- see GUARANTEE 1
3 an arrangement about action to be taken <the covenant that existed among neighbors in olden times whereby they would quickly respond to the call to help put out one another's house fires> -- see AGREEMENT 2