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- n. a sale of property at a price agreed on by the seller and buyer without an intervening agency
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The influence of Andronicus achieved this important service: his private treaty was signed with a promise of fidelity on one side, and of oblivion on the other; and he marched, at the head of the Russian cavalry, from the Borysthenes to the Danube.