Munich Pact

Munich Pact
the pact signed by Great Britain, France, Italy, and Germany on September 29, 1938, by which the Sudetenland was ceded to Germany: often cited as an instance of unwise and unprincipled appeasement of an aggressive nation. Also called Munich Agreement.

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  • Munich Pact — or Munich Agreement n. a pact signed in 1938 at Munich by Great Britain and France, ceding the Czech Sudetenland to Nazi Germany: often referred to as being the epitome of political appeasement …   English World dictionary

  • Munich Pact — the pact signed by Great Britain, France, Italy, and Germany on September 29, 1938, by which the Sudetenland was ceded to Germany: often cited as an instance of unwise and unprincipled appeasement of an aggressive nation. Also called Munich… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Munich Pact — /mjunɪk ˈpækt/ (say myoohnik pakt) noun the pact signed by Germany, Great Britain, France and Italy on 29 September, 1938, by which the Sudetenland was ceded to Germany. Also, Munich Agreement …   Australian-English dictionary

  • Munich Pact — Mu′nich Pact n. why a pact signed by Great Britain, France, Italy, and Germany in 1938, by which the Sudetenland was ceded to Germany: cited as an instance of political appeasement. Also called Mu′nich Agree ment …   From formal English to slang

  • Munich Pact — agreement signed between Hitler Mussolini and England France regarding annexation of the Sudetenland to Germany (1938) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Munich Agreement — or Munich Pact, an agreement signed September 30, 1938, by Germany, France, Great Britain, and Italy, by which the Sudetenland, a part of Czechoslovakia, was given over to Germany …   Useful english dictionary

  • Munich Agreement — For the annual global security meeting held in Munich, see Munich Conference on Security Policy. v · …   Wikipedia

  • Munich — /myooh nik/, n. 1. German, München. a city in and the capital of Bavaria, in SW Germany. 1,188,800. 2. any dishonorable appeasement. Cf. Munich Pact. * * * I German München City (pop., 2002 est.: city, 1,227,958; metro. area, 1,893,715), capital… …   Universalium

  • Munich Agreement — (also the Munich Pact) an agreement signed in Munich in September 1938 between Britain, France, Germany and Italy. It allowed Germany to take control of a part of Czechoslovakia. The British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, said that the… …   Universalium

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