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Translation of "contract" - English-Spanish dictionary

contract

noun   /ˈkɒn·trækt/
B1 a legal agreement between people or organizations contrato
verb   /kənˈtrækt/
to become smaller or shorter, or to make something do this contraer(se) The wood contracts in dry weather.
(Definition of contract from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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