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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a written agreement between two states or sovereigns;
[syn: treaty, pact, accord]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

pact \pact\ (p[a^]kt), n. [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to fasten, Gr. phgny`nai, Skr. p[=a][,c]a bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacte. Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.] An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] The engagement and pact of society which goes by the name of the constitution. --Burke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pact n 1: a written agreement between two states or sovereigns [syn: treaty, pact, accord]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

37 Moby Thesaurus words for "pact": accord, agreement, alliance, arrangement, bargain, binding agreement, bond, cartel, collective agreement, compact, concord, concordat, consortium, contract, convention, covenant, covenant of salt, deal, dicker, employment contract, entente, formal agreement, ironclad agreement, legal agreement, legal contract, mutual agreement, paction, promise, protocol, settlement, stipulation, transaction, treaty, understanding, union contract, valid contract, wage contract
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

PACT Partnership in Advanced Computing Technologies (org. UK)
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

PACT Personal Air Communications Technology, "pACT"
V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014):

PACT Production Analyses Control Technique
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

PACT, civil law. An agreement made by two or more persons on the same subject in order to form some engagement, or to dissolve or modify, one already made, conventio est duorum in idem placitum consensus de re solvenda, id. est facienda vel praestanda. Dig. 2, 14; Clef des Lois Rom. h.t.; Ayl. Pand. 558; Merl, Rep. Pacte, h.t.