General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade: a multilateral international treaty signed in 1947 to promote trade, esp by means of the reduction and elimination of tariffs and import quotas; replaced in 1995 by the World Trade Organization
1947, acronym from General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade.
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
[gat-tootht, -tooth d] /ˈgætˌtuθt, -ˌtuðd/ adjective 1. .
[gah-toon] /gɑˈtun/ noun 1. a town in the N Canal Zone of Panama. 2. a large dam near this town. 1½ miles (2 km) long.
noun 1. an artificial lake in the Canal Zone, forming part of the Panama Canal: created by the Gatun dam. 164 sq. mi. (425 sq. km). /Spanish ɡaˈtun/ noun 1. a lake in Panama, part of the Panama Canal: formed in 1912 on the completion of the Gatún Dam across the Chagres River. Area: 424 […]
noun An armed robbery; holdup (1920s+ Underworld)