Contract

In common law legal systems, a contract (or informally known as an agreement in some jurisdictions) is an agreement having a lawful object entered into voluntarily by two or more parties, each of whom intends to create one or more legal obligations between them. The elements of a contract are `offer` and `acceptance` by `competent persons` h...
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contract

(from the article `belote`) A contract is established when a bid is followed by three passes or by an opponent`s double. This differs from bridge in that a double establishes ...
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contract

(kәn-trakt´) to reduce in size or shorten. in muscle physiology, to become activated and generate force; such a process does not necessarily result in the shortening of the muscle. to acquire or incur.
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contract

[n] - (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make 2. [n] - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law 3. [n] - a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid 4. [v] - make sma...
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Contract

• (v. i.) To be drawn together so as to be diminished in size or extent; to shrink; to be reduced in compass or in duration; as, iron contracts in cooling; a rope contracts when wet. • (n.) To draw together so as to wrinkle; to knit. • (n.) To shorten by omitting a letter or letters or by reducing two or more vowels or syllables to o...
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contract

noun a variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid
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contract

noun a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
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contract

[Noun] A written legal agreement.
Example: John signed a contract to rent his house.
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Contract

Con·tract' (kŏn*trăkt') transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Contracted ; present participle & verbal noun Contracting .] [ Latin contractus , past participle of contrahere to contract; con- + ...
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Contract

Con'tract (kŏn'trăkt) adjective Contracted; as, a contract verb. Goodwin.
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contract

1. To shorten; to become reduced in size; in the case of muscle, either to shorten or to undergo an increase in tension. ... 2. To acquire by contagion or infection. ... 3. An explicit bilateral commitment by psychotherapist and patient to a defined course of action to attain the goal of the psychotherapy. ... Origin: L. Con-traho, pp. -tractus, to...
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contract

a binding agreement that is enforceable by law
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Contract

A binding, legal agreement between two parties that specifies conditions of employment.
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Contract

A contract is an exchange of promises between two or more parties to do, or refrain from doing, an act, which resulting contract is enforceable in a court of law. It is a binding legal agreement.
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Contract

A legal agreement between a payer and a subscribing group or individual which specifies rates, performance covenants, the relationship among the parties, schedule of benefits and other pertinent conditions. The contract usually is limited to a 12-month period and is subject to renewal thereafter. Contracts are not required by statute or regulation,...
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Contract

A legal agreement between an individual subscriber or an employer group and a health plan that descr
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Contract

A legal agreement between to parties.
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Contract

A legal document between two parties confirming any sort of agreement such as terms of sale, employment or service.
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Contract

A legal document or agreement, enforceable by law, between two or more parties for the doing of something specified, such as the building of a building or furnishing materials.
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Contract

A legal document setting out the respective responsibilities of buyer and seller or client and broker in relation to a transaction or series of transactions. On many futures markets the standard trading unit is called a contract, but also lot or warrant.
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Contract

A legal document setting out the respective responsibilities of buyer and seller or client and broker in relation to a transaction or series of transactions. On many futures markets the standard trading unit is called a contract, but also lot or warrant.
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contract

A legally binding agreement between two or more parties.
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Contract

A legally binding agreement between two or more people or parties.
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Contract

A legally binding agreement upon legal consideration (see above) to do or abstain from doing some act. A contract may be written or verbal.
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Contract

A legally binding agreement. There must be certainty, consideration (see ‘consideration) and a mutual intention that the agreement should have legal effect. Generally a contract does not have to be in any particular form, an oral agreement may be binding
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