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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

Related Words

enter into a contractual arrangement

engage by written agreement

be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness


become smaller or draw together

make smaller

compress or concentrate

make or become more narrow or restricted


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ii) a provision stating that a party cannot suspend performance if another party to the contract fails to make prompt payments, is void.
The first best value stevedoring contract was for Beaumont and Port Arthur.
Although this recommendation is generally considered to be so obvious that it almost isn't worth mentioning, based on my experience in reviewing contracts, quite often the parties do forget to include some key provisions, such as the conditions for renewal, extra bonuses or costs for additional services and even the specific services or goods to be delivered under the contract.
Exhibit 50: Africa/Middle East Contract Awards, Q1 10 - Q4 10 55
The focus on awarding more fixed-price contracts resulted in cost-plus contracts going from the most common contract type to less than 5 percent of Air Force procurement dollars by 1966, according to G.
This ruling concluded that: (1) F realized capital gain based on the difference between F's basis in the property and the annuity's PV; (2) this gain was reported ratably over F's life expectancy; (3) the investment in the contract to compute the exclusion ratio was F's basis in the property transferred; (4) the excess of the property's FMV over the annuity's PV was a gift from F to S; and (5) the prorated capital gain reported annually was derived from the taxable portion of each payment.
Arum said that if Pacquiao and Golden Boy do not take steps to void the contract, he could resort to legal action.
This rule, called the "binding contract" rule, offers assurance that the COI requirement will be met, by allowing taxpayers to measure for COI as of the day immediately preceding the day the binding contract is executed, rather than measuring immediately before the transaction closes.
NTSP then used the poll responses to establish its minimum contract prices and reported these minimum fees back to participating physicians.
The Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) identified a number of contract administration concerns in A Guide to Best Practices for Contract Administration by stating, "The technical administration of government contracts is an essential activity.
Although it may seem obvious, the parties to a BPO contract need to perform thorough due diligence on each other and describe in extensive detail the services to be performed by the service provider, together with the customer's role and responsibilities.
IF A CONTRACT IS SILENT ON RENEWAL POSSIBILITIES, CPAs should consider the company's history on this or similar contracts.
When you see these words in a contract between your organization and another, a "red flag" should be raised mentally, because these are the words of contractual risk transfer.
The Parts and Repair Ordering System (PROS II) is a government contract that is recognized by DoD as the government's source of supply for non-standard parts.
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