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con·tract

(kon-trakt'),
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.
[L. con-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw together]

contract

(kən-trăkt′, kŏn′trăkt′)
v.
1. To reduce in size by drawing together; shrink.
2. To become reduced in size by or as if by being drawn together, as the pupil of the eye.
3. To acquire or incur by contagion or infection.

contract

A written, dated and signed agreement between two or more parties, which sets out any arrangements on delegation and distribution of tasks and obligations, and, if appropriate, on financial matters. A clinical trial protocol may serve as the basis for a contract.

contract

Managed care A health care policy or plan in which a provider offers certain services delineated in writing, to which the purchaser–Pt agrees by signature. See Guaranteed renewable contract, Provider risk contract, Subscriber contract.

con·tract

(kon'trakt, kŏn-trakt')
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.
[L. con-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw together]

con·tract

(kon'trakt, kŏn-trakt')
1. Explicit bilateral commitment by dentist and patient to a defined course of action to attain the goal of therapy.
2. To acquire by contagion or infection.
3. To shorten; to become reduced in size.
[L. con-traho, pp. -tractus, to draw together]
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Ronald dela Rosa has filed Senate Bill 235, an act that would provide for security of tenure for all casual and contractual employees of the government who have rendered the prescribed years of service in the national government and local government units (LGUs).
Dr Kumar said, "we are not even allowed stickers for car parking saying that we are contractual."
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The lawyer claimed that in 2018, the Supreme Court benches headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had delivered several judgments, including regularisation of the services of contractual employees.
In order to tackle cyber crime issues, professional having IT expertise with sufficient experience is a must prerequisite but DG FIA in a bid to promote nepotism disregarding ruling of the court, has already moved a summary for the promotion and regularization of 31 contractual officers, sources maintained.
From the point of view of good administration and the rule of law, it is unacceptable that the local self-government unit and the public utility company, whose work is financed by citizens, are listening to the citizens' requests for withdrawing from the contractual relationship only in order to be able to sue them in court for high monetary amounts, while they are often in a state of social need and without adequate legal protection, stated the BiH Ombudsman Institution.
He said directive have been issued for payment of salary of all those contractual employees whose salary has not been paid still and other problems of such staff will also be solved.
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"Ned" Currie, Jr, with Currie Johnson Griffin & Myers, P.A., has been elected President of the American College of Coverage and Extra contractual Counsel for 2015-2016.
However, said Welch, "Oracle has no contractual merit or teeth for any of these claims.

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