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noun [countable] treaty pronunciation in British English /ˈtriːti/
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pluraltreaties
  1. an official written agreement between two or more countries. When national leaders negotiate a treaty, they discuss it before reaching agreement; and when they ratify a treaty, they give it their formal approval, usually by signing it or voting for it
    He had no difficulty in persuading parliament to approve the treaty.
    treaty on: a treaty on arms reduction
    treaty with: a trade treaty with New Zealand
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