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  1. contract

    • n.
      a written or spoken agreement, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law;the branch of law concerned with the making and observation of contracts
    • v.
      decrease in size, number, or range;(of a muscle) become shorter and tighter in order to effect movement of part of the body
    • verb: contract, 3rd person present: contracts, gerund or present participle: contracting, past tense: contracted, past participle: contracted

    • 釋義
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a written or spoken agreement, especially one concerning employment, sales, or tenancy, that is intended to be enforceable by law:

      both parties must sign employment contracts

      a network of doctors and hospitals under contract to provide services

    • 2. the branch of law concerned with the making and observation of contracts:

      the law of contract

    • 3. an arrangement for someone to be killed by a hired assassin:

      smuggling bosses routinely put out contracts on witnesses

    • 4. the declarer's undertaking to win the number of tricks bid with a stated suit as trump:

      South can make the contract with correct play

    • 5. a formal agreement to marry:

      the contract between the Bride and the Bridegroom was renewed

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. decrease in size, number, or range:

      glass contracts as it cools

    • 2. (of a muscle) become shorter and tighter in order to effect movement of part of the body:

      the heart is a muscle that contracts about seventy times a minute

      then contract your lower abdominal muscles

    • 3. shorten (a word or phrase) by combination or elision:

      “quasistellar object” was soon contracted to “quasar.”

    • 4. enter into a formal and legally binding agreement:

      the local authority will contract with a wide range of agencies to provide services

    • 5. secure specified rights or undertake specified obligations in a formal and legally binding agreement:

      a buyer may contract for the right to withhold payment

      the paper had contracted to publish extracts from the diaries

    • 6. impose an obligation on (someone) to do something by means of a formal agreement:

      health authorities contract a hospital to treat a specific number of patients

    • 7. arrange for work to be done by another organization:

      local authorities will have to contract out waste management

    • 8. formally enter into (a marriage):

      before Fanny met him, he had contracted a disastrous liaison and marriage

    • 9. enter into (a friendship or other relationship):

      the patterns of social relationships contracted by men and women differ

    • 10. catch or develop (a disease or infectious agent):

      three people contracted a killer virus

    • 11. become liable to pay (a debt):

      he contracted a debt of $3,300

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