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noun agreement pronunciation in British English /əˈɡriːmənt/
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  1. 1
    [countable] an arrangement or decision about what to do, made by two or more people, groups, or organizations
    Our agreement was that you would pay by the first of the month.
    Check the terms of your tenancy agreement.
    agreement between: an agreement between political parties
    agreement with: a licence agreement with the software company
    agreement on: an agreement on military cooperation
    an agreement to do something: The twenty-six countries signed an agreement to cut air pollution.
    reach an agreement: Management announced that it had reached an agreement with the unions.
    come to an agreement (=make a decision after a lot of discussion): We finally came to an agreement: I would cook and Ann would clean.
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the situation when people have the same opinion or have made the same decision about something
    agreement about/on: After a long discussion, there was still no agreement about what to do next.
    reach agreement: The committee finally reached agreement on two important issues.
    there is general/wide agreement that (=most people agree that): There is wide agreement that the forest damage is the result of atmospheric pollution.

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