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contract

How to sign: squeeze or press together
"she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle";

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constrict in ASL Watch how to sign constrict in American Sign Language
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constrict in ASL Watch how to sign constrict in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: constrict, compress, compact, press, squeeze

Categories: tighten

Within this category: astringe, bear down, choke, choke, choke, convulse, convulse, prim, strangulate

contract

How to sign: a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

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Categories: written agreement

Within this category: adhesion contract, aleatory contract, articles of agreement, bilateral contract, charter, concession, conditional contract, cost-plus contract, distribution agreement, employment contract, gambling contract, indenture, labor contract, lease, licensing agreement, marriage contract, merger agreement, output contract, partnership, policy, purchase contract, quasi contract, requirements contract, sale in gross, sealed instrument, service contract, severable contract, subcontract

contract

How to sign: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
"The manuscript must be shortened";

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Similiar / Same: abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, reduce, cut

Categories: decrease, lessen, minify

Within this category: bowdlerize, digest

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