Meaning of AGREEMENT in English

AGREEMENT

noun

1 contract/decision

ADJECTIVE

▪ draft

The draft ~ will be available before the meeting.

▪ formal , signed , written

▪ binding , legal

The ~ will be legally binding.

▪ tentative

▪ informal , verbal

▪ tacit , unspoken

▪ voluntary

▪ definitive

▪ bilateral , international , multilateral

▪ ceasefire , peace

▪ trade

▪ contractual , licensing

▪ prenuptial

The Hollywood stars signed a prenuptial ~ before marrying last year.

▪ confidentiality

▪ credit , hire-purchase ( BrE ), lease , rental

VERB + AGREEMENT

▪ negotiate , work out

They are working out a formal ceasefire ~.

▪ conclude , enter into , reach , sign

After hours of talks the government and the union have reached an ~.

▪ have

We have an ~ to always tell each other the truth about everything.

▪ be bound by

We signed the ~ so we are now bound by it.

▪ adhere to , honour/honor , keep to , stick to

You have not kept to our ~.

▪ break , go back on , renege on , violate

Some employers reneged on ~s once the recession set in.

PREPOSITION

▪ in an/the ~

a clause in the ~

▪ under an/the ~

Under the ~, the farmer is not allowed to use this field.

▪ ~ between

an ~ between the company and the unions

▪ ~ on

They signed two ~s on improving economic cooperation.

▪ ~ with

a trade ~ with China

PHRASES

▪ breach of ~ ( esp. BrE )

He sued the company for breach of ~.

▪ the terms of the ~

The terms of the ~ do not allow such exports.

2 state of agreeing

ADJECTIVE

▪ absolute , complete , full , total

▪ broad , general , widespread

▪ mutual

VERB + AGREEMENT

▪ arrive at , come to , reach

I am hopeful that we can come to an ~.

The two sides failed to reach ~.

▪ nod

He nodded his ~.

▪ get

We will need to get the ~ of local organizations.

PREPOSITION

▪ by ~

The separation is by mutual ~.

▪ in ~

I think we are all in ~ that prices should be kept low.

▪ in ~ with

I am in ~ with you that she should be given more responsibilities.

▪ with ~

With the ~ of all members of the club, we decided to organize a trip.

▪ ~ among

There is ~ among teachers that changes need to be made.

▪ ~ between

As yet there is no ~ between the two sides.

▪ ~ on

As yet there is no ~ on policies.

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