executive agreement
noun Date: 1942 an agreement between the United States and a foreign government made by the executive branch of the government either alone or with Congressional approval and dealing usually with routine matters

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  • executive agreement — n: an agreement (as an armistice) between the U.S. and a foreign government that is made by the president and usu. deals with a subject within the president s powers compare treaty ◇ An executive agreement does not carry the same weight as a… …   Law dictionary

  • executive agreement — U.S. Govt. an agreement, usually pertaining to administrative matters and less formal than an international treaty, made between chiefs of state without senatorial approval. [1940 45] * * * ▪ international law       an agreement between the… …   Universalium

  • executive agreement — A treaty like agreement with another country in which the President may bind the country without submission to the Senate (as in the case of a treaty). United States v. Belmont, 301 U.S. 324, 57 S.Ct. 758, 81 L.Ed. 1134. Executive Agreements… …   Black's law dictionary

  • executive agreement — A treaty like agreement with another country in which the President may bind the country without submission to the Senate (as in the case of a treaty). United States v. Belmont, 301 U.S. 324, 57 S.Ct. 758, 81 L.Ed. 1134. Executive Agreements… …   Black's law dictionary

  • executive agreement — An agreement made by the President of the United States, acting within his exclusive powers as the executive, with the authorized representative of a foreign government. Russia v National City Bank (CA2) 69 F2d 44 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • executive agreement — noun : an agreement between the United States and a foreign government made by the executive branch of the government alone without approval by the Senate and dealing usually with routine matters not thought to require the formality of a treaty …   Useful english dictionary

  • executive agreement — exec′utive agree′ment n. gov an agreement between a U.S. president and a foreign chief of state without senatorial approval • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Sole executive agreement — La Maison Blanche, siège du pouvoir exécutif. Un sole executive agreement (« accord exécutif simple », qu on peut aussi traduire comme « accord exclusivement », ou « seulement », « exécutif ») désigne une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • congressional-executive agreement — An accord made by joint authority of the Congress and the president covering areas of international law that are not within the ambit of treaties. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. congressional executive agreement …   Law dictionary

  • Agreement — Ag|ree|ment 〈[ əgri:mənt] n. 15〉 1. Vereinbarung 2. formlose, aber bindende Übereinkunft [engl., „Übereinstimmung“ <frz. agrément „Zustimmung“, zu gré „Gefallen“ <lat. gratum „das Angenehme“] * * * Ag|ree|ment [ə gri:mənt , ɛ gri:mɛnt ],… …   Universal-Lexikon

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