1. an agreement, esp. a sworn promise.
My friend and I made a pact never to tell what we saw that day.
2. a formal compact or set of accords between or among nations; treaty.
Nazi Germany had signed a non-aggression pact with the Soviet Union, but it violated that pact when it invaded the Soviet Union in 1941.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun pact
VERB + pact: make ~ , enter into ~ , forge ~ , sign ~ , propose ~ , negotiate ~ , ratify ~ , endorse ~ , denounce ~ , oppose ~ , reject ~ , violate ~ , withdraw from ~
MODIFIER + pact: secret ~ , unspoken ~ , tacit~ , silent ~ , explicit ~ , formal ~ , proposed ~ , tentative ~ , interim ~ , comprehensive ~ , strategic ~ , bipartisan ~ , bilateral ~ , multilateral ~ , global ~ , nuclear ~ , trade ~ , military ~ , cooperation ~ , non-aggression ~ , cease-fire ~ , suicide ~, controversial ~ , infamous ~ , diabolical ~