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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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The first issue of the new journal includes articles on: East Asia at the Hague Peace Conference, contract practice and law in Japan, human rights conditionality in international economic relations from a Chinese legal perspective, copyright as international cultural policy and copyright enforcement in China, disaster management and the Tampere Convention, the legal status of stem cell research in Korea, and the legal status of Taiwan in the World Health organization from both the Taiwanese and Chinese perspectives.
CCMC emphasis on group practice represented the ostensible lightning rod: "The important point is just this--that the majority advocates the organization of the entire medical profession into groups to furnish care under some type of contract practice, the funds to be furnished by insurance, preferably of the voluntary type.
For more information regarding Contractor's Commercial Prime Endorsement, contact Ted McKenna, Contract Practice Leader at 908-679-3800 or ted.
In conjunction with George Judd, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Suzanne will be responsible for establishing and implementing best contract practice throughout the Group.
Lopez and Shawde also enjoy a successful government procurement and contract practice, which compliments a similar practice expertise in Tallahassee under the direction of Partner Jonathan Sjostrom.
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