pact

pact

/ˈpækt/
noun
a formal agreement between parties, particularly to help one another

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party

party

/ˈpɑɹti/
noun
one of the sides in a legal agreement or dispute

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to patch up

to patch up

/pˈætʃ ˈʌp/
verb
to put an end to an argument with someone in order to make peace with them

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peace offering

peace offering

/pˈiːs ˈɑːfɚɹɪŋ/
noun
an offering made to become friends with someone after upsetting them

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point taken

point taken

/pˈɔɪnt tˈeɪkən/
interjection
a response that shows one has accepted that someone else's argument or opinion is valid

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positive

positive

/ˈpɑzətɪv/
adjective
displaying approval, support, or agreement

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positively

positively

/ˈpɑzətɪvɫi/
adverb
in a way that shows approval or agreement

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to [pour] oil on troubled waters

to [pour] oil on troubled waters

/pˈoːɹ ˈɔɪl ˌɑːn tɹˈʌbəld wˈɔːɾɚz/
phrase
to say things in order to settle a dispute or disagreement

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precisely

precisely

/pɹiˈsaɪsɫi/, /pɹɪˈsaɪsɫi/
adverb
used to express complete agreement

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prenuptial agreement

prenuptial agreement

/pɹɪnˈʌpʃəl ɐɡɹˈiːmənt/
noun
an agreement between a couple before marriage in which they agree how much of each other's property each will receive upon divorce or death

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protocol

protocol

/ˈpɹoʊtəˌkɑɫ/, /ˈpɹoʊtəˌkɔɫ/
noun
the original form of an agreement, particularly a treaty between states, etc.; an addition to a treaty or agreement

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proviso

proviso

/pɹəˈvaɪzoʊ/
noun
a condition that needs accepting before making an agreement

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to put aside

to put aside

/pˌʊt ɐsˈaɪd/
verb
to forget a feeling, disagreement, or dispute

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quite

quite

/ˈkwaɪt/
interjection
used to express agreement

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ratification

ratification

/ˌɹætəfəˈkeɪʃən/
noun
the act of validating an agreement by signing it or voting for it

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to ratify

to ratify

/ˈɹætəˌfaɪ/
verb
to validate an agreement by signing it or voting for it

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to realign

to realign

/ɹiəˈɫaɪn/
verb
to change one's opinions, beliefs, etc. to be like those of another person or group

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realignment

realignment

/ɹiəˈɫaɪnmənt/
noun
the action of changing one's opinions, beliefs, etc. to be like those of another person or group

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reconcilable

reconcilable

/ɹˈɛkənsˌaɪləbəl/
adjective
(of disagreements or differences) able to be settled

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to reconcile

to reconcile

/ˈɹɛkənˌsaɪɫ/
verb
to become or make a person become friendly again with another after ending a disagreement or dispute

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reconciliation

reconciliation

/ˌɹɛkənˌsɪɫiˈeɪʃən/
noun
the act of becoming friendly with someone once more after ending a disagreement

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resolution

resolution

/ˌɹɛzəˈɫuʃən/
noun
the act of resolving a problem or disagreement

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to resolve

to resolve

/ɹiˈzɑɫv/
verb
(of a meeting, committee, etc.) to come to a decision through a formal vote

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right

right

/ˈɹaɪt/
interjection
used to show one's agreement

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right on

right on

/ɹˈaɪt ˈɑːn/
interjection
used to show one's strong support or approval

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to seal

to seal

/ˈsiɫ/
verb
to finalize a contract, deal, or agreement

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to settle

to settle

/ˈsɛtəɫ/
verb
to bring a dispute or disagreement to an end

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settlement

settlement

/ˈsɛtəɫmənt/
noun
an official agreement that puts an end to a dispute

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to shake on

to shake on

/ʃˈeɪk ˈɑːn/
verb
to shake hands as an act of agreement

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shoulder to shoulder

shoulder to shoulder

/ʃˈoʊldɚ tə ʃˈoʊldɚ/
adverb
together working toward a shared aim

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to side with

to side with

/sˈaɪd wɪð/
verb
to support a person or group against someone else in a fight or argument

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to sign

to sign

/ˈsaɪn/
verb
to write your name on something such as a check, letter, document, etc. for people to recognize it and know that you wrote it or you authorize or agree with what is written on it

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signatory

signatory

/ˈsɪɡnəˌtɔɹi/
noun
a person, organization, or country that has signed a formal agreement

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to sign on

to sign on

/sˈaɪn ˈɑːn/
verb
to sign a contract agreeing to work for someone

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to sign up

to sign up

/sˈaɪn ˈʌp/
verb
to sign a contract agreeing to do a job

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to sink one's differences

to sink one's differences

/sˈɪŋk wˈʌnz dˈɪfɹənsᵻz/
phrase
to put aside disagreements

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solid

solid

/ˈsɑɫəd/
adjective
fully in agreement; approved of by all

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solidarity

solidarity

/ˌsɑɫəˈdɛɹəti/
noun
the support given by the members of a group to each other because of sharing the same opinions, feelings, goals, etc.

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sounds like a plan

sounds like a plan

/sˈaʊndz lˈaɪk ɐ plˈæn/
phrase
used to show agreement with a suggestion

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to stand up and be counted

to stand up and be counted

/stˈænd ˌʌp ænd biː kˈaʊntᵻd/
phrase
to publicly express one's agreement or support for someone or something

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to strike a bargain

to strike a bargain

/stɹˈaɪk ɐ bˈɑːɹɡɪn/
phrase
to make an agreement that involves both parties doing something for one another

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submission

submission

/səbˈmɪʃən/
noun
the state or act of accepting defeat and not having a choice but to obey the person in the position of power

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to subscribe to

to subscribe to

/səbskɹˈaɪb tuː/
verb
to support or agree with an idea, opinion, etc.

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surely

surely

/ˈʃʊɹɫi/
adverb
used as a positive response to something

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sympathetic

sympathetic

/ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪk/
adjective
displaying support or approval

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sympathetically

sympathetically

/ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪkəɫi/, /ˌsɪmpəˈθɛtɪkɫi/
adverb
in a manner that displays support or approval

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to sympathize

to sympathize

/ˈsɪmpəˌθaɪz/
verb
to support and approve of something or someone

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