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contract

verb /kənˈtrӕkt/
to make or become smaller, less, shorter, tighter etc
contracter
Metals expand when heated and contract when cooled ‘I am’ is often contracted to ‘I’m’ Muscles contract.
/American ˈkontrakt/ to promise legally in writing
s’engager (par contrat) (à)
They contracted to supply us with cable.
to become infected with (a disease)
contracter
He contracted malaria.
to promise (in marriage).
s’engager
contraction /-ʃən/ noun an act of contracting
contraction
contraction of metals contraction of muscles.
a word shortened in speech or spelling
contraction
‘I’m’ is a contraction of ‘I am’.
contractor noun a person or firm that promises to do work or supply goods at a fixed rate
entrepreneur/-eure
a building contractor.
(Definition of contract from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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