Meaning of TREATY in English

/ ˈtriːti; NAmE / noun

( pl. -ies ) a formal agreement between two or more countries :

the Treaty of Rome

a peace treaty

to draw up / sign / ratify a treaty

Under the terms of the treaty , La Rochelle was ceded to the English.



late Middle English : from Old French traite , from Latin tractatus treatise, from tractare to handle, frequentative of trahere draw.

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