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British English: contract /ˈkɒntrækt/ NOUN
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.
He signed a contract to play for the team for two years.
- American English: contract
- 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
- Greek: συμβόλαιο
- Italian: contratto
- Japanese: 契約
- Korean: 계약
- Norwegian: kontrakt
- Polish: umowa kontrakt
- European Portuguese: contrato
- Romanian: contract
- Russian: контракт
- Latin American Spanish: contrato
- Swedish: kontrakt
- Thai: สัญญา สัญญา
- Turkish: kontrat
- Ukrainian: контракт
- Vietnamese: hợp đồng
British English: contract VERB
shrink When something such as an economy or market contracts, it becomes smaller.
The manufacturing economy contracted in October for the sixth consecutive month.
British English: contract VERB
agree If you contract with someone to do something, you legally agree to do it for them or for them to do it for you.
You can contract with us to deliver your cargo.
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