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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


become smaller or draw together

make smaller

compress or concentrate

make or become more narrow or restricted


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This supplies the contract practices and allocated directly to the billing service provider (currently Recipe Testing Duderstadt GmbH) from.
The May/June issue includes a cover story on the federal government's failure to reach its own veteran-contract goals, and articles on corporate diversity and the Department of Energy's contract practices.
a nonbank moneylender at the center of a scandal over its coercive methods of collecting loan repayments, will consider ending its heavily criticized loan contract practices, industry sources said Thursday.
This 300-page report documents current industry price and contract practices for biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing.
As concerns grow over the way Los Angeles Unified has doled out more than 3,000 repair jobs without competitive bidding, a board member announced Monday she will call for ongoing monitoring of the district's contract practices.
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