1. social contract an agreement that results in the organization of society
  2. oral contract an agreement that is not in writing and is not signed by the parties but is a real existing contract that lacks only the formal requirement of a memorandum to render it enforceable in litigation
  3. quasi contract a contract created by law for reasons of justice without any expression of assent
  4. abstract existing only in the mind
  5. contracted reduced in size or pulled together
  6. well-conducted characterized by good organization and control
  7. adhesion contract a contract that heavily restricts one party while leaving the other free (as some standard form printed contracts); implies inequality in bargaining power
  8. subcontractor someone who enters into a subcontract with the primary contractor
  9. special contract a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached
  10. subcontract an agreement assigning obligations of a prior agreement
  11. family Notoryctidae pouched moles
  12. unreconstructed adhering to an attitude or position widely held to be outmoded
  13. contrast the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
  14. muscle contraction a shortening or tensing of a part or organ
  15. character a property that defines the individual nature of something
  16. aleatory contract a contract whose performance by one party depends on the occurrence of an uncertain contingent event (but if it is contingent on the outcome of a wager it is not enforceable)
  17. well-connected connected by blood or close acquaintance with people of wealth or social position
  18. contract a binding agreement that is enforceable by law
  19. unconstricted not constricted physically or by extension psychologically
  20. labor contract contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions