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UK [əˈɡriːmənt] / US [əˈɡrɪmənt] noun
Word forms "agreement":
singular agreement plural agreements
1) [countable] an arrangement or decision about what to do, made by two or more people, groups, or organizations

Our agreement was that you would pay by the first of the month.

Check the terms of your tenancy agreement.

agreement between:

an agreement between political parties

agreement with:

a licence agreement with the software company

agreement on:

an agreement on military cooperation

an agreement to do something:

The twenty-six countries signed an agreement to cut air pollution.

reach an agreement:

Management announced that it had reached an agreement with the unions.

come to an agreement (= make a decision after a lot of discussion):

We finally came to an agreement: I would cook and Ann would clean.


Collocations:
Verbs frequently used with agreement as the object ▪  conclude, forge, negotiate, ratify, reach, secure, sign
2) [uncountable] the situation when people have the same opinion or have made the same decision about something
agreement about/on:

After a long discussion, there was still no agreement about what to do next.

reach agreement:

The committee finally reached agreement on two important issues.

there is general/wide agreement that (= most people agree that):

There is wide agreement that the forest damage is the result of atmospheric pollution.

3) [uncountable] linguistics a situation in which a word such as a verb or adjective has the correct form for the noun or pronoun that it refers to, according to whether it is singular or plural, masculine or feminine

English dictionary. 2014.

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