As the New York Times writes, the risk of contracting Ebola in this country remains "vanishingly small."
In sub-Saharan Africa, 400,000 to 500,000 people are at risk of contracting malaria.
In the cases of Yazidis from Sinjar, the contracting firm is L-3, which later became GLS or Global Linguistic Solutions.
Without a cure for the virus, more than half of those infected die within days of contracting it.
Today Prince is out of the contracting business and is promoting a book telling his side of the Blackwater story.
To call him a liar was equivalent to contracting a doctor's bill.
The arteries as well as the heart are capable of contracting.
At the appointed time, the bridegroom rushes into the house of the bride, and the contracting couple throw rice over each other.
The heaving circle of which they were the center was contracting fast.
In some cases the law forbids "contracting out," and the courts fix the terms of the contract.
early 14c., from Old French contract (Modern French contrat), from Latin contractus "a contract, agreement," from past participle of contrahere "to draw together," metaphorically, "to make a bargain," from com- "together" (see com-) + trahere "to draw" (see tract (n.1)). U.S. underworld sense of "arrangement to kill someone" first recorded 1940.
contract con·tract (kən-trākt', kŏn'trākt')
v. con·tract·ed, con·tract·ing, con·tracts
To reduce in size by drawing together.
To become reduced in size by or as if by being drawn together, as the pupil of the eye.
To acquire or incur by contagion or infection.
A legally binding agreement between two or more parties.