Hindi translation of 'contract'
Word forms: contracts, contracting, contracted
1. countable noun /ˈkɒntrækt ˈकॉन्ट्रैक्ट्/
A contract is a legal agreement, usually between two companies or between an employer and employee, which involves doing work for a stated sum of money.
They were given the contract to build Europe's tallest building.
a contract for something
a contract with someone
win/give/award/offer/sign a contract
a contract worth an amount
a one-year/long-term/new contract
a recording/maintenance/employment contract
SIMILAR WORDScommission, agreement
2. intransitive verb /kənˈtrækt कनˈट्रैक्ट्/
If you contract with someone to do something, you legally agree to do it for them or for them to do it for you.[formal]
They contracted with us to deliver the car.
3. intransitive verb
When something contracts, it becomes smaller or shorter.
As we move our bodies, muscles contract and relax.
the throat contracts
the muscles/ventricles contract
contractionWord forms: contractions variable noun
...the contraction of blood vessels.
the contraction of something
4. transitive verb
If you contract a serious illness, you become ill with it.[formal]
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Example Sentences Including 'contract'
Later Lazard found out there was a petrol contract attached to the deal.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Then, four years ago, Derek was offered a five-year contract in Mexico with a company house thrown in.KICK BACK (2002)
No contract entered into under those circumstances would ever stand scrutiny in court.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
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'contract' in Other Languages
- Arabic: عَقْد
- Brazilian Portuguese: contrato
- Chinese: 合同
- Croatian: ugovor
- Czech: smlouva
- Danish: kontrakt
- Dutch: contract
- European Spanish: contrato
- Finnish: sopimus virallinen
- French: contrat
- German: Vertrag Verträge
- Greek: συμβόλαιο
- Italian: contratto
- Japanese: 契約
- Korean: 계약
- Norwegian: kontrakt
- Polish: umowa kontrakt
- Portuguese: contrato
- Romanian: contract contracte
- Russian: контракт
- Spanish: contrato
- Swedish: kontrakt
- Thai: สัญญา สัญญา
- Turkish: kontrat
- Ukrainian: контракт
- Vietnamese: hợp đồng
Translation of contract from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary