Translation of "contract" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

contract

verb [ I or T ] (AGREEMENT) 协议 uk us /kənˈtrækt/

to make a legal agreement with someone to do work or to have work done for you

(与…)订立合同;(与…)订契约
[ + to infinitive ] They have just contracted our company to build shelters for the homeless. 他们刚跟我们公司签订合同,为无家可归的人建造收容所。

(Translation of “contract verb (AGREEMENT)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)