After much discussion, there has still been no agreement on what to do next. With the sinking of offerings, it has become common in many societies to seal an agreement by shaking or clapping hands, i.e. hands with associated and synonymous fists. Package-deal An agreement or agreement in which all conditions must be accepted or rejected; an all-or-nothing regulation or plan involving the adoption of one or more negative elements as a precondition for achieving a generally favourable objective. Originally, a package-deal was a group of goods packaged in a package and sold at an advantageous price, less than the combined cost for the separate purchase of each item. Although this connotation is maintained, the package agreement generally refers to a political or industrial pact that contains several related or unrelated provisions, all of which must be accepted or rejected as an entity. Deal package also enjoyed the use of jocular, often with regard to a spouse or a family of person. This decision went hand in hand with a multi-party agreement to give all registered voters the opportunity to vote by mail or withdraw one at an early stage, as reported by the Louisville Courier Journal. Average Anglo-French agreement, borrowed from the Anglo-French agreement, approval, of the agreement “please, okay” – -ment These sets of examples are automatically chosen from different sources of online messages to reflect the current use of the word “agreement”. The opinions expressed in the examples do not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us comments.

Lamourette`s kiss An ephemeral reconciliation, especially one that is done dishonestly; a short-term reconciliation; subterfuge; Tricky or cunning. The lamourette in this expression was Father Lamourette, a French politician who, on 7 July 1792, convinced the many ambiguous factions of the French Legislative Assembly to set aside their differences and work together for the common good. After numerous demonstrations and protests against the work of peace, the legislators soon plunged into their previous hostilities, but with even more hostility and resentment than before. Since then, the term has been used figuratively, usually with respect to temporary or dishonest political agreements. “Since then, the CIA has paid out more than $1 million under the agreement,” the report says. We all agree that Mr. Ross should resign. Such an agreement currently exists for an influenza pandemic, Phelan notes, but not for any other type of disease or vaccine. Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article on the agreements Ronald Reagan approved the agreement and the USTR reviews Korean practices until the end of his term.