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Synonyms for contract

Synonyms for contract

a legally binding arrangement between parties

an agreement, especially one involving a sale or exchange

to enter into a formal agreement

to assume an obligation

to become affected with a disease

to reduce in size, as by drawing together

Synonyms for contract

a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make

a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid

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enter into a contractual arrangement

engage by written agreement

be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness

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become smaller or draw together

make smaller

compress or concentrate

make or become more narrow or restricted

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SkyWest Airlines operates as United Express, Delta Connection, American Eagle and US Airways Express carriers under contractual agreements with United (NYSE: UAL), Delta (NYSE: DAL), American Airlines (OTC: AAMRQ) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC).
The revised ethics ruling also clarifies that disclosing confidential client information to a third-party service provider for the purpose of providing professional services to clients or for administrative support purposes would not be in violation of Rule 301, "Confidential Client Information"; however, the member would be required to enter into a contractual agreement with the third-party service provider to maintain the confidentiality of the client's information, and use reasonable care in determining that the third-party service provider has appropriate procedures in place to prevent the unauthorized release of confidential client information.
There was no disruption in the contractual agreement,'' Abraham said.
Any transaction occurring in conjunction with a redemption will certainly be scrutinized; however, the conferees dearly left the door open for properly structured transactions to result in deductions rather than capitalized costs, when it can be established that a fair price is being paid for the stock and for the other contractual agreement.
Morsy stressed that the government fulfils its contractual agreements with any party.
That interpretation, "Special Purpose Financial Statements to Comply with Contractual Agreements or Regulatory Provisions," provides accountants with guidance as to how they should modify the standard compilation or review report when reporting on special-purpose financial statements.
The application "answers the urgent call to maximize royalty revenue by proactively managing valuable and complex intellectual property (IP) assets and their associated contractual agreements, as IP becomes an increasingly important revenue channel for companies," Nextance said in an announcement.
Personal time off for physicians in the system (including vacation time, continuing medical education time and holidays) was reduced an average of 25 percent, despite contractual agreements that stipulated differently.
KPMG then took this research, and a strategy for obtaining refunds, to various banks, all of which signed contractual agreements with KPMG that contained confidentiality provisions.
SkyWest Airlines operates as United Express, Delta Connection, American Eagle and US Airways Express carriers under contractual agreements with United Airlines (NYSE: UAL), Delta Airlines (NYSE: DAL), American Airlines (OTC AAMRQ) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC).
The subject matter of the report, or the presentation being reported on, is based on measurement or disclosure criteria contained in contractual agreements or regulatory provisions that are not in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles or an other comprehensive basis of accounting.