For example, the term United States is treated as a singular for the purposes of the agreement, although it is formally plural. „The CIA has since disbursed more than $1 million as part of the deal,“ the report said. These sample sentences are automatically selected from various online information sources to reflect the current use of the word „agreement“. The opinions expressed in the examples do not reflect the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. „they had agreed that they would not interfere in the affairs of the other“; „There was an agreement between management and workers“ „I thought we had already reached an agreement,“ Simpson said with some warmth. That decision went hand in hand with a bipartisan agreement to offer all registered voters the opportunity to vote by mail or early recall, according to the Louisville Courier Journal. . . .