contracter

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

A learned word created from the root of Latin contractus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tʁak.te/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

contracter

  1. (transitive) To engage via a formal or informal contract; to contract.
  2. (transitive) To contract a disease; to develop or acquire a bad habit.
  3. (transitive) To reduce the volume or size.
  4. (reflexive) To reduce its own size.

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