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to economize / to conserve (resources) / economy / frugal
approximately / probably
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
booking / reservation / to book / to make an appointment
sketchy / concise / abbreviated
to sign a contract or agreement
New York
agreement / contract
convention (i.e. international agreement)
to break a promise / to violate an agreement / to default (on a loan or contract)
graceful and subdued (style)
treaty / contract
to renew or extend a contract
to keep a promise / to honor an agreement
to agree (on a meeting place, date etc) / to reach agreement / to make an appointment
oath / vow / pledge / promise
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) (abbr. for 北大西洋公約組織|北大西洋公约组织)
to practice strict economy (idiom)
to miss an appointment
to terminate an agreement / to cancel a contract
to invite / invitation
engagement / wedding contract
faint / distant / barely audible
to keep an appointment / to keep one's word
to conclude a treaty
to restrict / to agree to a contract / offer; bid
to keep an appointment
graceful / charming
Boxer Protocol of 1901 signed in Beijing, ending the Eight-power Allied Force intervention after the Boxer uprising
to break a promise / breach of contract
contract of alliance / oath or treaty between allies
peace treaty
terms (of an agreement)
New Testament
Old Testament
former agreement / former contract
to miss an appointment
surname Arroyo
entente / pact / agreement / negotiated settlement
secret appointment
to make a contract
to conclude a treaty / to make an agreement / contract (at bridge)
contract / written agreement
sparing / economical
to keep a promise / to honor an agreement
trade treaty (abbr. for 通商條約|通商条约) / to mutually agree (to do sth) (abbr. for 商量約定|商量约定)
Sampaio (name) / Jorge Sampaio (1939-), Portuguese lawyer and politician, president of Portugal 1996-2006 / Sampaio, town in Brazil
to break a promise
book contract
bet / wager
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
contraction (in grammar) / abbreviation
Treaty of Nanjing (1842) that concluded the First Opium War between Qing China and Britain
agreement between the residents of a , an administrative district under a city or town (Tw)
Treaty of Saint Petersburg of 1881, whereby Russia handed back Yili province to Qing China in exchange for compensation payment and unequal treaty rights
forward contract (finance)
having no common measure / incommensurable / incommensurate
(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)
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
the Treaty of Beijing of 1860 between Qing China and Tsarist Russia
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1698) between Qing China and Russia
Treaty of Saint Petersburg of 1881, whereby Russia handed back Yili province to Qing China in exchange for compensation payment and unequal treaty rights
treaty of Tianjin of 1885 ceding Vietnam to France
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
diligent and thrifty (idiom)
to simplistically reduce (sth) to just ...; to regard (sth) as merely ...
UN convention against torture and cruel treatment (ratified by PRC in 1988)
commensurable / having a common measure
peace treaty
the Camp David agreement of 1978 brokered by President Jimmy Carter between Israel and Egypt
Treaty of Tianjin of 1858, a sequence of unequal treaties 不平等條約|不平等条约 between Russia, USA, England, France and Qing China
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1689) between Qing China and Russia
Treaty of Lhasa (1904) between British empire and Tibet
takeover bid
Treaty of Saint Petersburg of 1881 in which Russia agreed to hand back Yili province to Qing China in exchange for compensation payment and unequal treaty rights
Doctrine and Covenants
unequal treaty of 1898 whereby the Qing dynasty ceded the lease of Lüshun (Port Arthur) to Russia
futures contract (finance)
Shen Yue (441-513), writer and historian during Liang of Southern dynasties 南朝梁, compiler of History of Song of the Southern dynasties 宋書|宋书
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora / CITES
movie contract
specially engaged / employed or commissioned for a special task
Treaty of Aigun, 1858 unequal treaty forced on Qing China by Tsarist Russia
nuclear test ban treaty
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
to break an agreement / to go back on one's word / to fail to keep one's promise
to live frugally (idiom)
language pledge (to speak only the target language in a language school)

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