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contraction

noun
 
 
/kənˈtrækʃən/
MUSCLE [C] a strong, painful movement of the muscles that a woman has when she is having a baby
(hamile) kasların kasılması
She was having contractions every ten minutes.BirthPregnancy
WORD [C] a short form of a word or group of words
kısaltma, kısaltılmış sözcükler
'Won't' is a contraction of 'will not'.Morphology and parts of words
REDUCTION [U] when something becomes smaller or shorter
büzülme, çekme, kısalma, küçülme
Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of contraction from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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