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Translation of "contract" - English-French dictionary

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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