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English definition of “contract in”

contract in

UK phrasal verb with contract     /kənˈtrækt/ verb
[I] to formally state that you want to be involved in an official plan or system : Each year you can decide to contract in or out.
(Definition of contract in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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