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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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In refiling their bill, the group cited the cases of contractual workers in NutriAsia, Sumifru and Zagu who have not been regularized despite serving for as long as 12 years and performing work that is "desirable and necessary" to the companies.
While talking to ANI Dr Vijay Kumar, Contractual Assistant professor said, "Since last one year we have been demanding to stop the discrimination.
'The legality, validity and accuracy of the payments in the total amount of P89.680 million for the salaries of contractual and contract of service personnel of [PTV4] for the period January 2018 to December 2018 could not be ascertained due to nonsubmission of the documentary requirements such as daily time records (DTRs), contracts of service and accomplishment reports,' the COA said.
Another contractual employee expressed grave concern that workers like him, who got into city hall due to the intercession of former Mayor Herbert Bautista's allies, will most likely get the axe.
Regarding the permanency of contractual employees, regulatory department will issue a notification in few days.
These employees, however, comprised only a small number of the contractual workers covered by DOLE's regularization order.
A panel of lawyers, including Pir Hameedullah Shah, Asif Khan Yousafzai, Bashir Wazir, Zartaj Anwar, Ijaz Khan Sabi, Ghulam Nabi and others, appeared for the petitioners and contended that their clients were appointed to the WWB on contractual basis between 2011 and 2012.
Hence, the current contractual and daily-wage employees should be regularized since they have several years of experience in their respective fields.
For the second to the 15th year, the contractual quantity of the company was 3 million tons per annum or an annual average of 400 mmcfd.
Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, office bearers of union of all contractual employees Gilgit
Islamabad -- Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) disregarded the decision of Islamabad High Court recommending the contractual officers to Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) for their promotion and regularization of service.
In the course of the investigation, it was found that the Heating Plant unlawfully, and violating the norms of the obligation of a right unilaterally changed the terms of the contractual relationship and then initiated the procedure of forcible collection of claims for services that citizens simply and unambiguously do not want.
Meanwhile, Mayor Wasim Akhtar said a summary has been submitted to the Sindh government for regularisation of contractual staff of KMC .
KARACHI -- Mayor of Karachi, Wasim Akhtar Wednesday said that a summary has been submitted to the Sindh Government for regularization of contractual staffers of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC).
At a meeting of 23 different organisations, the school teachers hired on contract have given an ultimatum to the state government to order equal pay for equal work for them by January 31, 2018, or face a strike from February 1."We will lock the primary, middle and high schools across the state and we will also boycott Class 10 and Class 12 exams in February," a leader of the contractual school teachers said here.