contract

  • 1 contract — con·tract 1 / kän ˌtrakt/ n [Latin contractus from contrahere to draw together, enter into (a relationship or agreement), from com with, together + trahere to draw] 1: an agreement between two or more parties that creates in each party a duty to… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Contract — • The canonical and moralist doctrine on this subject is a development of that contained in the Roman civil law. In civil law, a contract is defined as the union of several persons in a coincident expression of will by which their legal relations …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 CONTRACT — (Heb. חוֹזֶה, ḥozeh), in general law theory a legally binding agreement between two or more parties, in terms of which one party undertakes for the benefit of the other to perform or refrain from a certain act. As such, contract is the main… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 4 contract — CONTRACT. s. m. Paction, convention, traitté entre deux, ou plusieurs personnes portant obligation des contractants l un. envers l autre. Contract de bonne foy. contract civil. contract verbal, ou par parole. Contract par escrit. contract de… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 contract — CONTRÁCT, contracte, s.n. Acord încheiat, ca urmare a înţelegerii intervenite între două sau mai multe persoane (fizice sau juridice), pentru crearea, modificarea sau stingerea (stinge) unor drepturi şi obligaţii în relaţiile dintre ele; act,… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 6 contract — [kän′trakt΄] for n. & usually for vt.1 & vi.1 [; kən trakt′] for v. generally n. [OFr < L contractus, pp. of contrahere, to draw together, make a bargain < com , together + trahere, to DRAW] 1. an agreement between two or more people to do… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Contract — Con*tract (k[o^]n*tr[a^]kt ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Contracted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Contracting}.] [L. contractus, p. p. of contrahere to contract; con + trahere to draw: cf. F. contracter. See {Trace}, and cf. {Contract}, n.] 1. To draw together or …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Contract J.A.C.K. — Contract J.A.C.K. Developer(s) Monolith Productions Publisher(s) …

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  • 9 contract — n Contract, bargain, compact, pact, treaty, entente, convention, cartel, concordat designate an agreement reached after negotiation and ending in an exchange of promises between the parties concerned. Contract applies especially to a formal… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 Contract J.A.C.K. — Contract J.A.C.K. Éditeur Sierra Entertainment Développeur Monolith Productions Date de sortie 11 novembre 2003 Genre FPS Mode de jeu Un joueur …

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  • 11 contract — Contract, Pactum, Contractus. Contracts et conventions redigées par escrit, Perscriptitiones, Syngraphae. Quand un tiers escrit un contract et obligation que deux autres sont ensemble, Syngraphum conscribere. Faire contracts et paction de quelque …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 12 Contract J.A.C.K. — Contract J.A.C.K. Разработчик Monolith Production Издатель Sierra Entertainment Дата выпуска ноябрь 2003 года Версия 1.1 Жанр шутер …

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  • 13 contract — [n] agreement, deal arrangement, bargain, bond, commission, commitment, compact, concordat, convention, covenant, deposition, dicker*, engagement, evidence, guarantee, handshake*, indenture, liability, mise, obligation, pact, paper, pledge,… …

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  • 14 Contract — Con tract (k[o^]n tr[a^]kt), n. [L. contractus, fr. contrahere: cf. F. contrat, formerly also contract.] 1. (Law) The agreement of two or more persons, upon a sufficient consideration or cause, to do, or to abstain from doing, some act; an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 contract — ► NOUN 1) a written or spoken agreement intended to be enforceable by law. 2) informal an arrangement for someone to be killed by a hired assassin. ► VERB 1) decrease in size, number, or range. 2) (of a muscle) become shorter and tighter in order …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Contract — Con*tract (k[o^]n*tr[a^]kt ), v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Years contracting… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Contract — Con tract (k[o^]n tr[a^]kt), a. Contracted; as, a contract verb. Goodwin. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 Contract [1] — Contract (lat. Contractus, Rechtsw.), die von zwei od. mehreren Personen gegenseitig erklärte Übereinkunft über die Begründung eines obligationsmäßigen Rechtsverhältnisses; daher Contrahenten diejenigen, welche einen solchen Vertrag mit einander… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 Contract — Contráct, adj. et adv. aus dem Lat. contractus, widernatürlich zusammen gezogene Glieder habend, durch lange anhaltende Verkürzung der Sehnen und Muskeln an den obern und untern Gliedern unbeweglich. Contract seyn. Ein contracter Mensch. Daher… …

    Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • 20 contract — An oral or written agreement between two or more parties which is enforceable by law. In order to be valid, a contract requires an offer, an acceptance of that offer and, in common law jurisdictions, consideration. (Dictionary of Canadian… …

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