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English definition of “contract”

contract

noun [C]     /ˈkɒntrækt/
B1 a legal agreement between two people or organizations , especially one that involves doing work for a particular amount of money Official documentsBusiness and commerce - general words
(Definition of contract noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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