Meaning of TREATY in English

/tree"tee/ , n. , pl. treaties .

1. a formal agreement between two or more states in reference to peace, alliance, commerce, or other international relations.

2. the formal document embodying such an international agreement.

3. any agreement or compact.

[ 1350-1400; ME trete tractatus TRACTATE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .