In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(formal agreement)pacto masculinemasculine pactomasculine convenionon-aggression pact — pacto de no agresión
- to make a pact with sb — pactar con algn
- he made a pact with the devil — hizo un pacto con el diablo
- But formal pacts are much rarer in by-election campaigns.
- The idea of union pacts and solidarity arrangements between unions is an idea as old as the union movement itself.
- Union officials justified the pacts on the ground that the alternative was the elimination of the entire union contract.
- Traditionally, the Congress has eschewed formal, pre-poll pacts.
- It was more than just a pact of convenience over elections or some specific campaign.
- The meeting was the first since the creation of the pact to be attended by the head of the government.
- But it also includes a push for tougher enforcement of trade pacts, including an assault on dumping and export subsidies.
- For the time being at least, all three leaders ruled out any kind of formal political pacts and said there would have to be greater discussion between the parties.
- Parties form little pacts to suit themselves - pacts of convenience.
- The main obstacle for all of the nationalist parties remains the preamble to the current pact.
- But how did that fit in with the political pacts that were being elaborated in Ceylon?
- There are no recognized oaths, contracts, or pacts that apply to friends, as there are for family members.
- All constitutional parties opposed to the pact were unionist, and they had no such difficulty in uniting.
- The pact provided for a disarmament process to be supervised by regional peace monitors.
- The main focus of these proposals is eradication pacts with community or individual growers.
- They should not have interrupted the Assembly's business as it dealt with the trade pact.
- Besides, global trade pacts enjoin member states to bring down tariff walls.
- Oblivious, the party bosses clung on, negotiating pacts and deals, blocking any new ideas or initiatives.
- If free trade were the only purpose of these trade pacts, the agreements could be written on a few sheets of paper.
- In this instance, private organizations negotiated and signed pacts on behalf of the governments of both sides, the report said.
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