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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the Munich Agreement [the 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 agreement represented ‘peace in our time’, and at the time many people believed that it had saved Europe from war. However, in March 1939 Hitler took all of Czechoslovakia and in September ↑World War II began. Now people sometimes call an agreement that has no value ‘another Munich’.
See also appeasement

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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