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.

Phrases and idioms:

treaty port hist. a port that a country was bound by treaty to keep open to foreign trade.

Etymology: ME f. AF tret{eacute} f. L tractatus TRACTATE

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