These sample sentences are automatically selected from various online information sources to reflect the current use of the word “agreement”. The opinions expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us your feedback. In the law, consent is used specifically for voluntary agreement or tolerance by an adult who is not under duress or coercion and who usually has knowledge or understanding. “Age of majority” means “age of consent”, which is the age at which a person is legally considered authorized to give consent. Eighteen is the standard age of consent in the United States. Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article on the English agreement got the Anglo-French treaty as a word for a binding agreement between two or more people in the 14th century. Its roots go back to the Latin contrahere, which means “to move together” as well as “to enter into a relationship or agreement”. The first popular contracts were of a conjugal nature. The deal has three main points, all of which Iran has fulfilled, according to the IAEA. Bargain, as a noun and verb, was exchanged into English in the 14th century. We know that it evolved from the Anglo-French bargaigner, which means “bargaining”, but its history afterwards is unclear.
The first known use is that of a name, which refers to a discussion between two parties about the terms of the agreement. In November 2014, this agreement was extended by four months, with some additional restrictions for Iran. Students know composition as the name of a short essay (assembly of words and sentences); Philharmonic enthusiasts know it as the name of a long and complex piece of music (the arrangement of musical sounds); Historians and jurists know it as a term for a mutual agreement or agreement, such as a contract or compromise (reconciliation and dispute settlement). By agreement all parties met in the Indian Spring in early February 1825 to consider a second treaty. The word also has a verbal meaning: “to commit or reach a formal agreement”. See Holmes` quote at the convention (above) for an example. Since the 1500s, compact has been used in English to refer to an agreement or pact between two or more parties. It derives from the Latin compactum (“chord”), a name that compactus, the earlier participle of compacisci (“to make an agreement”), which combines the prefix com- (“with, together”) with pacisci (“accept or tolerate”). Pascisci is also the source of the pact, an earlier synonym for compact. This meaning fell into obsolescence at the end of the 17th century; Another meaning of 14th century negotiation that refers to an agreement (concluded through discussion) that governs what each party gives or receives from the other survives. It was not until the 16th century that the market was used as a word for what is acquired by such an agreement through negotiation, haggling, thickening.
by haggling. During the 17th century, the cartel referred to a written agreement between the belligerent nations, especially for the treatment and exchange of prisoners. This use is illustrated by Bishop Gilbert Burnet in his history of his time (1734): “Thanks to a cartel established between the two armies, all prisoners were to be redeemed at a fixed price and within a limited time.” WE tried to make plans, but we couldn`t agree. How to match (“I agree with the review”), implies agreement. The verb comes from the Latin concurrerere, which means “to gather in haste, to collide, to exist simultaneously, to be in agreement”, and the noun – agreement – is derived from the Latin concurrentia, “to assemble, to appear simultaneously”. The use of the match coincides with that of its Latin ancestor. In addition, the agreement has the broad meaning “agreement in action or opinion”. But the confident tone did not provide an answer to Mary`s approval. For obvious reasons, the conclusion of such an agreement would have required the presence and signature of both candidates.
“I thought we had already reached an agreement,” Simpson said with some warmth. Concord comes from the Latin concord-, concors, both of which mean “agree” and are rooted in com-, which means “together”, and cord-, cor-, which means “heart”. Literally translated, Latin terms are united as “hearts together,” which gives a reason why early meanings of English harmony include “a state of agreement,” “harmony,” and “agreement.” The meaning of the word “agreement by destiny, pact or alliance” then strikes, and over time, harmony refers to a treaty that establishes peace and friendly relations among peoples or nations. In this way, two countries can sign an agreement on issues that have led to hostility in the past and live in peace and harmony. What do you mean by Concords? One. The correspondences of words to be given, in certain specific cases accidents or qualities: as in a number, a person, a case or a sex. — John Brinsley, The Posing of the Parts, 1612 Since the beginning of the 14th century, the alliance has been used for various types of “binding” agreements or alliances, such as . B “the chains of sacred marriage”. Later, this meaning was generalized to any “binding” element or force such as “bonds of friendship.” In 16th century law, it became the name of an act or other legal instrument that “obliges” a person to pay a sum of money due or promised. He advised her to be conscientious and ask for a copy of the agreement.
Note: At common law, an agreement is a necessary part of a valid contract. According to §§ 1-201 sec. 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code, the agreement is the agreement of the contracting parties as expressly represented by their language or implicitly by other circumstances (in the context of business). “The CIA has since disbursed more than $1 million as part of the deal,” the report said. I do not recall anything being said about that in our agreement. As a verb, compromise means giving up something you want in order to reach a mutual agreement (“The union and the employer have agreed on a compromise”). Another meaning is to “denounce mistrust, discredit or misdeeds,” as in “The actor`s career was compromised by his politically incorrect tweets” or “The editor would not compromise his principles.” And as mentioned above, it can mean that someone or something is exposed to risk, endangerment, or serious consequences. Confidential information, national security or the immune system could be called a “compromise”. The move went hand in hand with a bipartisan agreement to offer all registered voters the opportunity to vote by mail or early delivery, according to the Louisville Courier Journal. I agree with a lot of things. I heard Nancy Pelosi say she didn`t want to leave until we had a deal.
Who would not have concluded such an agreement with his conscience? But the contract can refer to any agreement between two or more parties that is legally enforceable. Typically, a contract creates an obligation on each party to do something (e.B. provide goods or services at a fixed price and according to a specific schedule). It can also create the obligation not to do something (for example. B disclose sensitive company information). In grammar, agreement refers to the fact or state of elements of a sentence or clause that are the same in terms of sex, number or person, i.e. correspondence. For example, in “We are too late”, the subject and verb correspond in number and person (there is no correspondence in “We are too late”); In “Students are responsible for handing in their homework,” the precursors (“students”) of the pronoun (“their”) agree. The precursor of a pronoun is the noun or other pronoun to which the pronoun refers.
A synonym for this agreement is Concord. Again, they looked at each other as if they matched a meaning on their faces. Concordat is a French word for a formal agreement between two or more parties. It is synonymous with words like pact and covenant, but in the 17th century it was established as the official name of an agreement between church and state to regulate ecclesiastical affairs. A historic concordat was concluded in 1801 between Napoleon Bonaparte as first consul and Pope Pius VII. It defined the status of the Roman Catholic Church in France and regulated the relations between church and state. The word covenant is often associated with the Christian and Jewish religions. In the Old Testament, it refers to agreements or treaties concluded between peoples or nations, but especially to promises that God has granted to mankind (for example. B the promise to Noah never again to destroy the earth by the flood, or the promise to Abraham that his descendants would multiply and inherit the land of Israel). God`s revelation of the law to Moses on Mount Sinai created a pact between God and Israel known as the Sinai Covenant.