English to French Meaning :: contract

Contract :
Contrat
contrat, accordcontracter, se contracter, se rétracter, se rétrécir, faire réduire, se diminuer, tenir par contrat, rendre adroit - ContratContratcontractécontractilecontractiletraitanceentrepreneurentrepreneurscontrats
 
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Noun(1) (contract bridge(2) A variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid(3) (contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make(4) A variety of bridge in which the bidder receives pointstoward game only for the number of tricks he bid(5) Agreement(6) Deal
Verb(1) Engage by written agreement(2) Squeeze or press together(3) Be stricken by an illness, fall victim to an illness(4) Become smaller or draw together(5) Make smaller(6) Compress or concentrate(7) Make or become more narrow or restricted(8) Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements(9) Be stricken by an illness(10) Fall victim to an illness(11) Condense(12) Come to terms(13) Catch disease

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(1) When bidding a contract with a minor suit as trumps, the suit is not mentioned.(2) When people laugh, their muscles contract , their pulse rates rise and their breathing is faster.(3) The factory should be self contained and contract for, order and pay for all materials obtained locally.(4) Sanctions on a country could affect its ability to contract for concessional lending.(5) In others, employers contract privately to provide the benefits.(6) Breath-holding helps create a firm base upon which the muscles can effectively contract .(7) When he can't succeed in killing himself, he hires a contract killer to carry out the job for him.(8) Mucus production increases and the muscles surrounding the airways contract , narrowing the space through which air can flow.(9) When these muscles contract , they don't directly push the head forward.(10) Planning permission has already been obtained for the terminal and British Gas intends to contract for the use of 2.2 million tonnes a year of capacity.(11) A contract of marriage may be made through agents acting ad hoc on behalf of the bride and bridegroom themselves, or of their guardians.(12) Biotech companies also contract with individual farmers to grow pharma crops.(13) It is always open to minority shareholders to contract for such representation.(14) He could claim that while creating and producing hit game shows, he was also a contract assassin for the CIA.(15) When an agreement is reached with the owner, a private contract is written and signed.(16) The company wants to contract for as much technological capability as it can.
Related Words
(1) breach of contract ::
rupture de contrat
(2) sales contract ::
contrat de vente
(3) to contract ::
contracter
(4) contract law ::
droit des contrats
(5) sign a contract ::
signer un contrat
(6) service contract ::
contrat de service
(7) under contract ::
sous contrat
(8) employment contract ::
Contrat de travail
(9) draft contract ::
projet de contrat
(10) social contract ::
contrat social
Synonyms
Noun
1. agreement ::
accord
2. contract bridge ::
pont contrat
3. declaration ::
déclaration
Verb
4. shrink ::
rétrécir
5. tighten ::
serrer
6. wrinkle ::
ride
7. shorten ::
raccourcir
8. undertake ::
entreprendre
9. develop ::
développer
10. incur ::
encourir
11. reduce ::
réduire
12. get ::
obtenir
13. narrow ::
étroit
14. squeeze ::
écraser
15. concentrate ::
concentrer
16. sign up ::
s'inscrire
Antonyms
1. Expand
  
2. Stretch
  
3. Widen
  
4. Elaborate
  
5. Disagreement
  
6. Misunderstanding
  
7. Amplify
  
8. Dilate
  
9. Enlarge
  
10. Extend
  
11. Increase
  
12. Lengthen
  
13. Spread
  
14. Break off
  
15. Disagree
  
16. Give
  
Different Forms
contract, contracted, contractible, contractile, contracting, contractor, contractors, contracts
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Oh, please, any contract I sign

Oh, please, any CONTRACT I sign

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 18


Yeah, well, it\'s in our contract
to serve on a university committee.

Yeah, well, it's in our CONTRACT to serve on a university committee.

The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 18


No. What I\'m saying is,
you could add a clause to the contract

No. What I'm saying is, you could add a clause to the CONTRACT

The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 18


So, your contract provides
for a three-day trial period,

So, your CONTRACT provides for a three-day trial period,

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 14


I get to write a contract?

I get to write a CONTRACT?

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 13


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