Example sentences for: pact

How can you use “pact” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Los Angeles Times leads with a pact signed by Gov. Gray Davis and 57 Indian leaders which would allow an expansion of gambling operations on California reservations; the top non-local story at the LAT is the agreement between the U.S. and Russia to co-staff a Colorado command center that would monitor "missile early-warning data," in case the Y2K computer bug causes missile "mishaps" (read "launches").

  • The Wall Street Journal , in its front-page business and finance news box, reports that on Monday, the FTC sharply criticized the proposed national tobacco settlement, concluding that the cigarette makers could reap big profits that far exceed the penalties the pact imposes on them.

  • The Cold War-era pact prevents the U.S. and Russia from installing antimissile defense systems, for fear that they would provoke a race to develop defense-eluding missiles.

  • But USAT is wrong about this, because as the Washington Post points out, the Versailles pact was an arms control accord.

  • President Clinton must now shepherd the pact through Congress; passage is likely but not certain.


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