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reach an agreement

To achieve some accord, settlement, or compromise (with someone), especially after a period of debate, argument, negotiation, etc. The state prosecutors say they have reached an agreement with the CEO regarding his suspected involvement in racketeering. The heads of state reached an agreement to implement a new trade deal between the six countries.
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ISLAMABAD -- There is good news for government employees, the government housing foundation and a private company has reached an agreement for building the Green Enclave Phase-I housing scheme in the federal capital.
WASHINGTON, June 8 (KUNA) -- US and Mexico had reached an agreement to suspend customs tariffs on Mexico, which in turn agreed to take strong measures to stem the flow of immigrants, said US President Donald Trump.
Government and the RNUNL, which represents approximately 5,500 members in Newfoundland and Labrador, have reached an agreement that includes no wage increases, the payout and elimination of severance and changes to post-retirement benefits.
"There would be a huge difference between an extension to Article 50 because we hadn't reached an agreement or a short delay because we had reached an agreement and needed the legislation to implement it," he said after a speech in London.
26 (Saba) - US President Donald Trump said Friday he had reached an agreement with Congress to temporarily reopen the government after the longest "closure" in US history lasting five weeks because of a bitter row over funding a wall on the Mexican border.
LAHORE:Despite the passage of over one month, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) inquiry report into party leader Rana Mashud's comments about Shehbaz Sharif having reached an agreement with the establishment has not been released, a local media outlet on Monday.
In addition, the Azerbaijani company Mars-FK reached an agreement on exporting 36 tons of nuts to France, 18 tons to Djibouti and also 18 tons of nuts per week to Poland.
Morgan State University has reached an agreement with a developer to overhaul the Northwood Plaza near the college's campus in northeast Baltimore, according to a message posted on social media by the school's president.
Lacson, a member of the Senate majority, said Sotto and Pimentel had reached an agreement on the chamber's leadership.
Tokmanni Group Oyj (HEL:TOKMAN), a large general discount retailer in Finland, announced on Wednesday that it has been made aware that Kesko Oyj (HEL:KESKOB) and Mika Rautiainen have reached an agreement regarding their non-competition clause dispute.
Summary: After an a nearly fortnight-long sit-in, workers at the furniture company owned by Abbas Fleifel reached an agreement with the Labor Ministry, ending their protest over inconsistent payment of wages, the National Confederation of Trade Unions and Employees (FENASOL) said.
United said it has reached an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) to put a proposed joint collective bargaining agreement out for ratification.
Manchester United have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Chelsea for the transfer of playmaker Juan Mata for a club-record fee, thought to be around [pounds sterling]37m.
Party sources from SDSM have told the web portal 24 Vesti that the government and the opposition reached an agreement and that the election law will be passed with consensus.
Telecel Zimbabwe, a subsidiary of Orascom Telecom Holding, has reached an agreement with the government of Zimbabwe to renew its 2G/3G licence for 20 years, for a renewal fee of $137.5 million.