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agreement meaning

EN[əˈɡɹiːmənt]
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WAgreement
  • Agreement may refer to:
  • Agreement (linguistics) or concord, a change in the form of a word depending on grammatical features of another word
  • Gentlemen's agreement, not enforceable by law
  • Contract, enforceable in a court of law
  • Reliability (statistics) in the sense of, for example, inter-rater agreement
  • A pact, convention, or treaty between nations, sub-national entities, organizations, corporations
  • Consensus
  • Agreement, a 1978 book of poetry by Peter Seaton

    Definition of agreement in English Dictionary

  • NounPLagreementsSUF-ement
    1. NC An understanding between entities to follow a specific course of conduct.
      1. Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. [ …] The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.
    2. NU A state whereby several parties share a view or opinion; the state of not contradicting one another.
      1. The results of my experiment are in agreement with those of Michelson and with the law of General Relativity. ‎
    3. NU (law) A legally binding contract enforceable in a court of law.
      1. NU (linguistics) Rules that exist in many languages that force some parts of a sentence to be used or inflected differently depending on certain attributes of other parts.
        1. OBS (chiefly in the plural) An agreeable quality.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Several major ISPs have been caught red-handed (or perhaps pink-handed) making agreements with known spammers.
            • In the mining industry, the owner of semi-processed material might enter into a tolling agreement with a smelter or refiner to turn his semi-processed product into metal
            • I am in agreement with you as far as the basic design, but not with the colour scheme you suggest.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Next, the set of tweets was split-recoded by both coders, with one half being blind recoded by each researcher and then exchanged and checked for intercoder agreement.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
              • Singularia tantum
                • Uncountable nouns
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            2. en agreement in principle
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            Meaning of agreement for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "agreement" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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