Definition of Paction

1. n. An agreement; a compact; a bargain.



Definition of Paction

1. Noun. A pact, an agreement. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paction

1. a pact [n -S] - See also: pact

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paction

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packwax
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packway
packways
paclitaxel
paclitaxels
paco
pacos
pacquet
pact
pacta
pactamycin
paction (current term)
pactional
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pactions
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pacts
pactum
pactum de non petendo
pacu
pacus
pacy
paczki
paczkis
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Literary usage of Paction

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1. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"... and to account for interest to the pupil after certain periods ; ibr the pupil's condition disables him from securing any benefit to himself by paction ..."

2. Latin Phrases and Maxims: Collected from the Institutional and Other Writers by John Trayner (1861)
"Under the civil law, any paction by an heir concerning his ancestor's estate during that ancestor's life, was ineffectual, and held as invalid; ..."

3. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"The right of redemption is an agreement or paction, by which the vendor reserves to him self the power of taking back the thine sold by returning the price ..."

4. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1911)
""Faction is the consent of twa persons or moe anent the giving and receiving of ane thing. (2) Ane paction is nocht quhen ane consent is given anent ane ..."

5. The Scots Revised Reports: Morison's Dictionary, 1 to 9424 (1908)
"... that it was burdened with a paction to his natural daughter, but likewise because, tt a former bond when he had no lawful children, he had provided his ..."

6. The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of by William Shakespeare (1807)
"1 — the paction of these kingdoms,} The old folios have it— —the potion, which makes me believe the author's word was paction; a word more proper on the ..."

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