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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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As far as the Philippines is concerned, the code of conduct over the South China Sea that is in the works will be legally binding, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
A lot of procedural arguments that were going on were fundamentally about this issue of legally binding targets.
His plans are ambiguous to say the least, and his mantra of not getting a legally binding outcome out of Copenhagen causes the most negative players to grasp the opportunity and try to make the situation worse.
Founded in 1999, QuoVadis Trust/Link is an accredited Certification Services Provider (CSP) delivering legally binding online identity and electronic signature solutions for international organizations.
He said: "Our common goal is to achieve a firm foundation for a legally binding climate treaty as early as possible in 2010.
The greenhouse gas emission reductions realized by the members of the Chicago Climate Exchange are the first reductions in North America to be achieved through a voluntary and legally binding mechanism.
CCX represents the first legally binding commitment by a cross-section of North American corporations, municipalities and other institutions to establish a rules-based market for reducing greenhouse gases.
com) that permits secure, legally binding procurement processes for construction contracts, services, products and equipment.
Governikus" represents a middleware developed as part of the German MEDIA@Komm initiative, which enables the processing of secure, confidential and legally binding transactions, in particular for public authorities.
PBG's unconditionally guaranteed debt is rated 'AA-', the same as PepsiCo's unsecured rating, since the guarantee is legally binding.
Penflow(TM) target users for the system, include law firms, insurance companies, accountants, car dealers, data base security and access providers, credit unions, S&L's, on-line mortgage, banking and loan institutions, pharmacies, purchasing and inventory control, and any time you need to verify a persons identity and certify it with a legally binding signature.
EarthLink asserts subscribers lost their right to sue when they entered into a legally binding contract on line.
The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN), signed into law in 2000, validated a PIN as a legally binding signature and allows businesses and individuals to sign everything from contracts to mortgages online," said Fluge.
The rating action reflects legally binding commitments for GKA's planned equity capital increase, which today amount to EUR62.
PenFlow(TM) target users for the system, include law firms, insurance companies, accountants, car dealers, data base security and access providers, credit unions, S&L's, on-line mortgage, banking and loan institutions, health care facilities, pharmacies, inventory control, and any time you need to verify a person's identity and certify it with a legally binding signature.