contractable


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contractable

(kənˈtræktəbəl) or

contractible

adj
capable of being contracted
conˈtractably, conˈtractibly adv
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Adj.1.contractable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infectioncontractable - (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection
infectious - easily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
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For what passes as contractable or contracted in modern commercial or financial transactions may not be the case in the light of the Islamic legal understanding of what counts as a valid contract (caqd).
They are compact sets, similar to those that are contractable, and behave homotropically much like points.
Similarly, there was no error in which contractions were prevented by misarranged letters, such as a contractable "er" sequence being metathesized, as in the following nonoccurring invented error:
However, the private provider's incentive to reduce costs is excessive because this provider ignores the adverse effects on quality that are not contractable.