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German translation of “contract”

contract

verb /kənˈtrӕkt/
to make or become smaller, less, shorter, tighter etc
zusammenziehen
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
sich vertraglich verpflichten
They contracted to supply us with cable.
to become infected with (a disease)
zuziehen
He contracted malaria.
to promise (in marriage).
schließen
contraction /-ʃən/ noun an act of contracting
das Zusammenziehen
contraction of metals contraction of muscles.
a word shortened in speech or spelling
die Abkürzung
‘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
der Unternehmer
a building contractor.
(Definition of contract from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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