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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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He said directive have been issued for payment of salary of all those contractual employees whose salary has not been paid still and other problems of such staff will also be solved.
Being the appointing authority, I will give priority to our contractual employees.
Meanwhile, hotels and restaurants are more likely to regularize a contractual employee if it will translate to a higher profit.
As per rough estimate, there are over 50,000 contractual employees.
A source in Radio Pakistan Islamabad told that the picture was no different in the capital office as, of late, the contractual employees have been receiving late payments.
According to Hesselink, "Oracle's arguments are self-invented and have no contractual basis.
Construction contracts typically encompass terms governing the unilateral termination of a contract in the event of default by one party of its contractual obligations.
Given the buoyancy of contractual and project hiring in the region, Monster Gulf's new offering 'Contract Jobs' has been launched with the aim to address the needs of career minded professionals by providing them flexibility of tenure, learning on the job and a bridge to full employment," he added.
The Department was keen to meet a number of service providers in each activity in the emirate, and listen to their comments and views on contractual terms and amendments proposed by working groups to each activity, while ensuring protection of the rights and interests of contracting parties.
The details of any contractual sick pay scheme must be set in the written statement of employment particulars which an employer must give an employee within two months of him/her starting work.
The Service has issued an industry director directive (IDD) (LMSB-04-0807-056) on contractual allowance issues in the health care industry.
An insurer would likely be better off attempting to forestall the life settlement by offering the policyholder an extra-contractual cash surrender value between the contractual cash value and the discounted value of the future death claim, less premiums.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-7 April 2006-Thule Drilling ASA cancels contractual relations with Teco Management(C)1994-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Is there a legal means for obtaining contractual relief?
Let us look at just one definition--that of "exceptional": "The contractor's performance meets contractual requirements and exceeds many (requirements) to the Government's benefit.