act of perfidy

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  • perfidy — n. (formal) an act of perfidy * * * [ pɜːfɪdɪ] (formal) an act of perfidy …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Perfidy — is an act of deliberate treachery or deception. Wiktionary|perfidyUnder the 1977 Protocol I Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949 (Protocol I) there is a specific prohibition on perfidy:cquote|Article 37. Prohibition of perfidy1 …   Wikipedia

  • Perfidy — Per fi*dy (p[ e]r f[i^]*d[y^]), n.; pl. {Perfidies} (p[ e]r f[i^]*d[i^]z). [L. perfidia, fr. L. perfidus faithless; per (cf. Skr. par[=a] away) + fides faith: cf. F. perfidie. See {Faith}.] The act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perfidy — /perr fi dee/, n., pl. perfidies. 1. deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness; treachery: perfidy that goes unpunished. 2. an act or instance of faithlessness or treachery. [1585 95; < L perfidia faithlessness, equiv. to perfid(us)… …   Universalium

  • perfidy — noun /ˈpəɾfɪdi,ˈpəːfɪdi/ a) A state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery. b) Specifically, in warfare, an …   Wiktionary

  • perfidy — noun (plural dies) Etymology: Latin perfidia, from perfidus faithless, from per detrimental to + fides faith more at per , faith Date: 1592 1. the quality or state of being faithless or disloyal ; treachery 2. an act or an instance of disloyalty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perfidy — per•fi•dy [[t]ˈpɜr fɪ di[/t]] n. pl. dies 1) deliberate breach of faith or trust; faithlessness; treachery 2) an act or instance of faithlessness or treachery • Etymology: 1585–95; < L perfidia faithlessness =perfid(us) faithless, treacherous… …   From formal English to slang

  • perfidy — /parfadiy/ The act of one who has engaged his faith to do a thing, and does not do it, but does the contrary. Faithlessness, treachery, violation of a promise or vow or a trust reposed …   Black's law dictionary

  • Wilson-Gorman Tariff Act — The Revenue Act or Wilson Gorman Tariff of 1894 (ch. 349, §73, USStat|28|570, August 27, 1894) slightly reduced the United States tariff rates from the numbers set in the 1890 McKinley tariff and imposed a 2% income tax. It is named for William L …   Wikipedia

  • international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …   Universalium

  • disloyalty — /dis loy euhl tee/, n., pl. disloyalties. 1. the quality of being disloyal; lack of loyalty; unfaithfulness. 2. violation of allegiance or duty, as to a government. 3. a disloyal act. [1400 50; late ME < MF desloiaute, OF desleaute, equiv. to… …   Universalium

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