Definition of concordat noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈkɔːdæt//
, also BrE//kɒnˈkɔːdæt//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈkɔːrdæt//
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an agreement, especially between the Roman Catholic Church and the state Word Originearly 17th cent.: from French, or from Latin concordatum ‘something agreed upon’, neuter past participle of concordare ‘be of one mind’, from con- ‘together’ + cor, cord- ‘heart’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: concordat