Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “contract”

contract

verb [I or T] (AGREEMENT)
协议
    /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。
Business and commerce - general words
(Definition of contract verb (AGREEMENT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definitions of “contract” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

neighbourly

friendly or helpful

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More