1. term of a contract the period of time during which a contract conveying property to a person is in effect
  2. breach of contract a breach of a legal duty
  3. service contract a contract for maintenance services
  4. marriage contract a prenuptial agreement or contract
  5. purchase contract a contract stating the terms of a purchase
  6. 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
  7. contrast the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
  8. abstract existing only in the mind
  9. futures contract an agreement to buy or sell a specific amount of a commodity or financial instrument at a particular price on a stipulated future date; the contract can be sold before the settlement date
  10. traffic control control of the flow of traffic in a building or a city
  11. direct contrast the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
  12. severable contract a contract which, in the event of a breach by one of the parties, can be considered as several independent agreements expressed in a single instrument
  13. contract a binding agreement that is enforceable by law
  14. social contract an agreement that results in the organization of society
  15. bilateral contract a contract involving mutual promises
  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. requirements contract a contract in which you agree to purchase all your requirements of a particular sort from one party
  18. yellow-dog contract a labor contract (now illegal) whereby the employee agrees not to join a trade union
  19. labor contract contract between labor and management governing wages and benefits and working conditions
  20. remote-controlled lacking a crew

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