pactio

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pacīscor ‎(agree, stipulate), from pacō ‎(make or come to an agreement).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pactiō f ‎(genitive pactiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of agreeing or covenanting; an agreement, covenant, contract, bargain, pact, treaty, truce.
  2. A corrupt bargaining, underhand agreement.
  3. A marriage contract.

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pactiō pactiōnēs
genitive pactiōnis pactiōnum
dative pactiōnī pactiōnibus
accusative pactiōnem pactiōnēs
ablative pactiōne pactiōnibus
vocative pactiō pactiōnēs

SynonymsEdit

  • (agreement, contract): pactum

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ReferencesEdit

  • pactio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • pactio” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to conclude a treaty with some one: pactionem facere cum aliquo (Sall. Iug. 40)
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