Anonymous
Anonymous asked in 社會與文化語言 · 1 decade ago

pact, covenant, contract 有什麼不同

這幾個字都有約定,契約的意思,

到底有什麼不同呢?

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    pact

    n. (名詞 noun)

    1. 契約;協定;條約[C]

    This led to a non-aggression pact between the two countries.

    這導致了兩國間互不侵犯協議的簽訂。

    covenant

    n. (名詞 noun)

    1. 盟約,公約;契約[C]

    2. 【律】蓋印合同;蓋印合同中的一項條款;(因違約而提出的)賠償損害的要求[C]

    3. (大寫)(《聖經》中上帝與人所立的)聖約[the S]

    vt. (及物動詞 transitive verb)

    1. 立約承諾[+to-v][+that]

    I covenanted to pay $5000 a year to rebuild the college.

    我立書保證,每年付五千美元幫助重建那所學院。

    vi. (不及物動詞 intransitive verb)

    1. 訂立盟約(或契約等)

    contract......1

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    n. (名詞 noun)[C]

    1. 契約;合同

    I was then under contract to a bus company.

    那時候我按合同為一家公車公司工作。

    2. 契約書;合約書

    3. (橋牌)合約

    4. 婚約

    contract.....2

    vt. (及物動詞 transitive verb)

    1. 締結;訂(約)[(+with)]

    The two businesses contracted a merger.

    兩家商行簽約合併了。

    2. 承包,承辦[(+to)]

    3. 使訂婚約[(+to)]

    4. 得(病);沾染(習慣);負(債)

    I contracted a cold.

    我得了感冒。

    5. 使縮小;使收縮

    vi. (不及物動詞 intransitive verb)

    1. 訂契約[(+with)]

    We contracted with a Japanese firm for the purchase of electronic instruments.

    我們與一家日本公司簽約購買電子儀器。

    2. 承包,承辦[(+to)]

    3. 縮小;收縮

    Metals contract in cold weather.

    金屬在寒冷的天氣裡收縮。

    Source(s): YAHOO字典
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