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Definition of Treaty


  1. The act of treating for the adjustment of differences, as for forming an agreement; negotiation.
  2. An agreement so made; specifically, an agreement, league, or contract between two or more nations or sovereigns, formally signed by commissioners properly authorized, and solemnly ratified by the several sovereigns, or the supreme power of each state; an agreement between two or more independent states; as, a treaty of peace; a treaty of alliance.
  3. A proposal tending to an agreement.
  4. A treatise; a tract.
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Treaty Translations

treaty in Dutch is verdrag, traktaat, verhandeling
treaty in German is Staatsvertrag, Vertrag, Vertrag
treaty in Latin is pactum, pax pacis
treaty in Portuguese is tratado
treaty in Spanish is tratado