Noun. An agreement between two or more countries, usually about trade or defence.
“The countries signed a treaty to allow for cheap trade.”
“The countries signed a treaty, saying that they would help the other one if a war broke out.”
Noun. Abilities that all people have because they are people.
“In my country, we are quite free. Our human rights include freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of assembly.”
Noun. An agreement not to charge import or export taxes.
“We have a free trade agreement with Blogistan, so now I don’t have to pay taxes when I import my new car!”
Noun. The belief that a country can do whatever it wants in its own territory, and that other nations who enter or influence without permission are in the wrong.
“Our country believes in our sovereignty, so we will not allow UN inspectors into our research facilities.”
Noun. A raw material that is extracted from nature.
“Canada has many natural resources, like oil, wood, water, and diamonds.”