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international agreement
Memorandum of Understanding
the characteristics of language specific to international agreements

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The article aims at characterizing selected features of the international agreements and
Memorandum of Understanding. It presents general characteristic of agreements and terminology
used in both types of these kinds of documents. The author has explained the meaning and the
main aim of using the Memorandum of Understanding instead of the standard international
agreements. This article indicates the similarities between both of these documents resulting in
many misunderstandings between parties to such agreements. It also presents the differences
between them in order to show the right direction while drafting such documents. The author has
also presented the consequences that may appear when the specified terminology is not followed.
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