- a|gree|mentW1S1 [əˈgri:mənt] n1.)an arrangement or promise to do something, made by two or more people, companies, organizations etc▪ a trade agreementagreement with▪ Does your employer have an agreement with a union?agreement on▪ an agreement on arms reductioncome to/reach an agreement▪ Failure to reach an agreement will result in a strike.▪ Haydon came to an agreement with his creditors.under an agreement▪ Under the agreement, most agricultural prices would be frozen or cut.▪ They had an agreement that she would give them any leftover food from her shop.▪ They claimed the company had broken the terms of the agreement .2.) [U]when people have the same opinion as each other≠ ↑disagreement agreement that▪ There is general agreement that copyright is a good idea.agreement on▪ There is widespread agreement on the need for prison reform.be in agreement▪ A decision will not be made until everyone is in agreement.▪ It is easier for two parties to reach agreement than for three.3.) [U]when someone says yes to an idea, plan, suggestion etcagreement to do sth▪ Would their discussion result in his agreement to visit his stepmother?agreement of▪ Such arrangements cannot be altered without the agreement of the bank.4.)an official document that people sign to show that they have agreed to something▪ Please read the agreement and sign it.▪ a hire purchase agreement
Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.