Meaning of TREATY in English

n. (pl. -ies) 1 a formally concluded and ratified agreement between States. 2 an agreement between individuals or parties, esp. for the purchase of property. treaty port hist. a port that a country was bound by treaty to keep open to foreign trade.

[ ME f. AF treté f. L tractatus TRACTATE ]

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