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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Under this General Agreement, the long-term loans to Sberbank would be supplied by the JBIC for financing of exports of equipment, machinery and services from Japan.
The amnesty should come only after all the issues are settled and a general agreement would be signed.
General agreement proposes the development of cooperation in economic, trade, investment, educational, scientific, technological, cultural, informational, tourism, youth, and sports fields.
During the seminar, WTO experts will clarify issues related to the general agreement on trade in services, which is one of the WTO agreements, in addition to the negotiations related to the organisation and the ways of regional integration in terms of trade in services, with a special focus on some of the sectors of importance to the State of Qatar.
The transaction is part of a general agreement between VTB, Bank of Moscow and the Deposit Insurance Agency (DIA) regarding a bailout package of up to RUB295bn (USD9.
The body has ruled such rules breach the WTO's general agreement on tariffs and trade (GATT) and that China has "not demonstrated that [its rules] are 'necessary' to protect public morals".
The recommendations are also graded by class: class I if there is evidence and/ or general agreement that a procedure or treatment is useful and effective; class II if there is conflicting evidence and/or a difference of opinion regarding the usefulness or efficacy of the procedure or treatment; and class III if there is evidence and/or general agreement that the procedure or treatment is not useful and in some cases may be harmful.
BAHRAIN yesterday became the second of the GCC countries to sign the general agreement for the power grid.
She focuses on those trade measures designed to protect animals on the basis of environmental or animal welfare concerns, but also addresses broader issues concerning public morals and the environment raised by the World Trade Organization Agreements, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, the Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures, and the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade.
3 : to declare by general agreement <She was voted student of the month.
Finnish-Swedish IT group TietoEnator Corporation (OMX Helsinki:TIE) said on Thursday (11 September) that the city of Stockholm has decided to take up the option of continuing cooperation with TietoEnator as described in the existing general agreement between the parties.

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