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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An agreement, often written.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: An agreement, often written. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To become smaller or narrower.

Usage examples (40)
  • The contract was signed by both parties after they agreed on the terms.
  • You use the term contract because the Forex market utilizes currency futures contracts.
  • As you know, margin is a mix between the spot rate and the term contract rate and the number of rigs in each category.
  • Actually, bad faith breach of an insurance contract is the one thing in contract law that can expose you to punitive damages. for more
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