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approximately / probably
to economize / to conserve (resources) / economy / frugal
appointment / engagement / date / CL: , 個|个 / to arrange to meet
to restrict / to limit to / to constrain / restriction / constraint
vague / faint / indistinct
to restrict / condition
treaty / pact / CL: 個|个
  *约* | 约* | *约
to weigh in a balance or on a scale
  *约* | 约* | *约
to make an appointment / to invite / approximately / pact / treaty / to economize / to restrict / to reduce (a fraction) / concise
convention (i.e. international agreement)
booking / reservation / to book / to make an appointment
to sign a contract or agreement
sketchy / concise / abbreviated
to agree on sth (after discussion) / to conclude a bargain / to arrange / to promise / to stipulate / to make an appointment / stipulated (time, amount, quality etc) / an arrangement / a deal / appointment / undertaking / commitment / understanding / engagement / stipulation
New York
agreement / contract
John Updike, US novelist (1932-2009), Pulitzer Prize winner
John (name) / Johan (name) / Johann (name)
treaty / contract
to break a promise / to violate an agreement / to default (on a loan or contract)
to renew or extend a contract
to agree (on a meeting place, date etc) / to reach agreement / to make an appointment
to keep a promise / to honor an agreement
specially engaged / employed or commissioned for a special task
to invite / invitation
penalty (fee)
Johnson or Johnston (name)
Joseph (name)
agreement between the residents of a , an administrative district under a city or town (Tw)
to terminate an agreement / to cancel a contract
approximately / about (some numerical value)
(of a contract) binding (law)
approximately equal to
engagement / wedding contract
to restrict / to agree to a contract / offer / bid
NATO / abbr. for 北大西洋公約組織|北大西洋公约组织, North Atlantic Treaty Organization
diligent and thrifty (idiom)
New York Times (newspaper)
to agree by chance (idiom); taking the same action without prior consultation
to keep an appointment / to keep one's word
to conclude a treaty
oath / vow / pledge / promise
to arrive as planned / right on schedule
faint / distant / barely audible
to practice strict economy (idiom)
graceful and subdued (style)
New York City
common factor / common divisor
Saint John
contract of alliance / oath or treaty between allies
New York University
performance bond (international trade)
Rio de Janeiro
about / around / approximately
Johannesburg, South Africa
futures contract (finance)
special correspondent / stringer
Joshua (name)
to keep an appointment
Mayotte, island between NW Madagascar and Mozambique
New Testament
unless otherwise agreed
to break a promise / breach of contract
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
Old Testament
former agreement / former contract
established by popular usage (idiom); common usage agreement / customary convention
peace treaty
to make a contract
Yorkshire (English region)
legal force (i.e. binding in law)
divisor (of a number) / approximate number
Treaty of Shimonoseki (1895), concluding the First Sino-Japanese War 甲午戰爭|甲午战争
to miss an appointment
Johnston, Johnson, Johnstone etc, name
(term coined c. 1920s) unequal treaty – a treaty between China and one or more aggressor nations (including Russia, Japan and various Western powers) which imposed humiliating conditions on China (in the 19th and early 20th centuries)
graceful / charming
partner for dating / a date (boyfriend or girlfriend)
to miss an appointment
to agree on three laws (idiom) / three-point covenant / (fig.) preliminary agreement / basic rules
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
The New Yorker, US magazine / resident of New York
to arrange an interview / an appointment (with the foreign ambassador)
Treaty of Nanjing (1842) that concluded the First Opium War between Qing China and Britain
culture of honoring contractual obligations
restricted / constrained
to invite / to issue an invitation
reduced fraction (e.g. one half for three sixths) / to reduce a fraction by canceling common factors in the numerator and denominator
signatory states / countries that are party to a treaty
about / around / approximately / also written 約莫|约莫
Boxer Protocol of 1901 signed in Beijing, ending the Eight-power Allied Force intervention after the Boxer uprising
entente / pact / agreement / negotiated settlement
takeover bid
secret appointment

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