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approximately / probably
HSK 4
to economize / to conserve (resources) / economy / frugal
HSK 4
vague / faint / indistinct
HSK 6
to restrict / condition
HSK 6
treaty / pact / CL: 個|个
HSK 6
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to weigh in a balance or on a scale
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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
New York
agreement / contract
treaty / contract
to break a promise / to violate an agreement / to default (on a loan or 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 / to make an appointment
to renew or extend a contract
agreement between the residents of a , an administrative district under a city or town (Tw)
intensive
to terminate an agreement / to cancel a contract
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)
to keep an appointment / to keep one's word
to conclude a treaty
oath / vow / pledge / promise
faint / distant / barely audible
to practice strict economy (idiom)
graceful and subdued (style)
contract of alliance / oath or treaty between allies
futures contract (finance)
to keep an appointment
New Testament
lease
to break a promise / breach of contract
Old Testament
former agreement / former contract
peace treaty
to make a contract
Treaty of Shimonoseki (1895), concluding the First Sino-Japanese War 甲午戰爭|甲午战争
to miss an appointment
(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
to miss an appointment
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
Treaty of Nanjing (1842) that concluded the First Opium War between Qing China and Britain
Boxer Protocol of 1901 signed in Beijing, ending the Eight-power Allied Force intervention after the Boxer uprising
graceful / charming / feminine
entente / pact / agreement / negotiated settlement
takeover bid
secret appointment
movie contract
peace treaty
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
commensurable / having a common measure
covenant
terms (of an agreement)
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
forward contract (finance)
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
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
book contract
surname Arroyo
contraction (in grammar) / abbreviation
to break an agreement / to go back on one's word / to fail to keep one's promise
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1689) between Qing China and Russia
to conclude a treaty / to make an agreement / contract (at bridge)
to keep a promise / to honor an agreement
common measure
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
trade treaty
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons
Sampaio (name) / Jorge Sampaio (1939-), Portuguese lawyer and politician, president of Portugal 1996-2006 / Sampaio, town in Brazil
contract / written agreement
sparing / economical
the Treaty of Beijing of 1860 between Qing China and Tsarist Russia
in violation of contract and good faith
Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
Treaty of Nerchinsk (1698) between Qing China and Russia
Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
Doctrine and Covenants
unequal treaty of 1898 whereby the Qing dynasty ceded the lease of Lüshun (Port Arthur) to Russia
nuclear test ban treaty
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
Treaty of Lhasa (1904) between British empire and Tibet
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 Livadia (1879) between Russia and China, relating to territory in Chinese Turkistan, renegotiated in 1881 (Treaty of St. Petersburg)
to break a promise
language pledge (to speak only the target language in a language school)
the Camp David agreement of 1978 brokered by President Jimmy Carter between Israel and Egypt
bet / wager
UN convention against torture and cruel treatment (ratified by PRC in 1988)
Treaty of Saint Petersburg of 1881, whereby Russia handed back Yili province to Qing China in exchange for compensation payment and unequal treaty rights
having no common measure / incommensurable / incommensurate

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