German translation of “contract”
contract verb /kənˈtrӕkt/
› to make or become smaller, less, shorter, tighter etc
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
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They contracted to supply us with cable. › to become infected with (a disease)
He contracted malaria. › to promise (in marriage).
contraction /-ʃən/ noun › an act of contracting
contraction of metals contraction of muscles. › a word shortened in speech or spelling
‘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
a building contractor.