It is true that we have not been able to reach an agreement, but we can still say that great strides have been taken. For obvious reasons, the conclusion of such an agreement would have required the presence and signature of both candidates. Sagrement of the Central Englishman, borrowed from the Anglo-French agreement, approval, of the agreement « to please, approve » – state of approval; Harmony of opinion, statement, action or character; Consent Concord; Compliance as a good agreement between the members of the Council of Lamourette the kiss an ephemeral reconciliation, especially that which is rendered unsubmissive; 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. The agreement was simple, we work together as a team to achieve our goals. Ronald Reagan approved the agreement and the USTR reviewed Korean practices until the end of his term. After much discussion, there has still been no agreement on what to do next. with the exception of vessels with a record of less than eighty tonnes, the master of a ship must enter into an agreement with any sailor he carries from a port in Britain as a crew member; and this agreement must be in the form sanctioned by the Trade Council. (See RUNNING AGREEMENT.) « They had an agreement not to interfere in each other`s affairs »; « There was an agreement between management and the workers. » The Committee finally came up with two important issues. These examples are automatically selected from different online sources of information 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.