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(kənˈtræktəbəl) or


capable of being contracted
conˈtractably, conˈtractibly adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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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Interesting results are related to the moral hazard problem emerging in contractual relations for figurative paintings in which effort of painters and final quality of paintings were not contractable ex ante or verifiable ex post.
(29.) 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.
In a world of changing financial technology, the list of contractable measures of instability can never be completely described.
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:
At best, it may establish a contractable partnership that supplements--without substituting for--policies of sound regulatory discipline in individual countries.
However, the private provider's incentive to reduce costs is excessive because this provider ignores the adverse effects on quality that are not contractable.

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