Part of speech: noun

A formal agreement or compact.

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Usage examples "treaty":

  1. In order to prepare a treaty of peace, he said, " It would only be necessary to write on a blank sheet of paper the words 'self- government. - "Three Months in the Southern States, April-June 1863", Arthur J. L. (Lieut.-Col.) Fremantle.
  2. Shortly afterwards a letter arrived, written by Surajah Dowlah's instructions to Colonel Clive, in which he referred to the treaty on foot between them, and complained bitterly of the attack upon his camp. - "Athelstane Ford", Allen Upward.
  3. Oh, that's a trifle; they had a treaty or something, and besides, there are so many of them, and they have such an object in staying. - "Polly Oliver's Problem", Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin.