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English definition of “contract”
/kənˈtrækt/ v [T] (AGREE)
› to arrange through a formal agreement to have a person or company produce something or supply workers or material, esp. for building : The company had been contracted to build shelters for the homeless. › To contract out a job is to formally arrange for other people to do it: [M] The university contracts out the cleaning to a private company.