general agreement


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general agreement

noun acclamation, accord, affirmance, affirmation, common consent, concordance, concurrence, consensus, consent, consentience, harmony, meeting of minds, understanding, union, universal agreement
Associated concepts: bilateral agreement, conditioned agreement, executory agreement, express agreement, immlied agreement, parole agreement
See also: consensus
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But he met with no contradiction; and all differences among the company were merged in a general agreement with Mr.
Fanny's best consolation was in being assured that Edmund had wished for her very much, and that he should certainly have come back for her, had she not been tired already; but this was not quite sufficient to do away with the pain of having been left a whole hour, when he had talked of only a few minutes, nor to banish the sort of curiosity she felt to know what they had been conversing about all that time; and the result of the whole was to her disappointment and depression, as they prepared by general agreement to return to the house.
We saw you when we returned from Tunbridge Wells last night, and you were in general agreement with our results.
Selection of the general agreement on trade in electricity in the closure of 36 (thirty six) months period.
General agreement proposes the development of cooperation in economic, trade, investment, educational, scientific, technological, cultural, informational, tourism, youth, and sports fields.
procedure established by the General agreement, and in the reimbursement
What that means is that general agreement that a procedure or treatment is useful and effective is usually not based on strong scientific evidence and is frequently based on weak evidence.
Electricity and Water Authority chief executive Dr Abdulmajeed Al Awadhi said that the general agreement signed yesterday would be followed by the Power Exchange Trade Agreement (Peta) on April 2, in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Most onerous to the majority of Americans is the "Mode 4, Annex C of the General Agreement on Trade in Services" (GATS) in the Hong Kong document proposal, which would create a global guest-worker program.
However, as a group, the four measures were found to be in general agreement with the committee's peaks and troughs.
Although the writers arrive at no consensus, there is a general agreement that the gospel of Christ creates the Christian community, for the purpose of mission.

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