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contract

verb /kənˈtrӕkt/
to make or become smaller, less, shorter, tighter etc
contraer
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
comprometerse por contrato a
They contracted to supply us with cable.
(medical) to become infected with (a disease)
contraer
He contracted malaria.
(formal) to promise (in marriage).
contraer (matrimonio)
contraction /-ʃən/ noun an act of contracting
contracción
the contraction of metals the contraction of muscles.
(linguistics) a word shortened in speech or spelling
contracción
’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
contratista
a building contractor.
(Definition of contract from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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