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Pronunciation : Pact
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to fasten, Gr. paca bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacie. Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.]
Definition : Defn: An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant. Bacon. The engagement and pact of society whish goes by the name of the constitution. Burke.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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