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International agreements

accession

noun

the occasion when a country formally joins a group of countries or accepts an agreement

accord

noun

a formal agreement between countries or groups

alliance

noun

an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something

ally

noun

a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war

ally

verb

if a country allies itself with another country, it makes an agreement with it that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war

axis

noun

an agreement between two or more countries or people that gives them power or influence

bilateral

adjective

a bilateral agreement or activity is one that involves two groups or countries

convention

noun

a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave toward each other or toward the people in their country

entente

noun

an informal agreement between countries or groups

the Geneva Convention

noun

a set of international agreements that describe how people should be treated when they are prisoners in a war

most favored nation

noun

one of the countries that a particular country agrees to give the most advantages to in its international trade

protocol

noun

a written agreement between countries

recognition

noun

official agreement that a country or organization exists

recognize

verb

to officially agree that a country or organization exists

test ban

noun

an agreement between countries not to test nuclear weapons

treaty

noun

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

bilaterally

adverb

ratification

noun

contract an alliance

to agree formally to form a close relationship with another country or organization

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