- a commitment by the declarer and his or her partner to take six tricks plus the number specified by the final bid made.
- the final bid itself.
- the number of tricks so specified, plus six.
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Who among Scalise's constituents could possibly care if he supported naming a post office for a black judge who died in 1988?
Her post-crown fame, though, only further begs the question: Why has there not been another Jewish Miss America since 1945?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Women are more likely to recover sooner from birth and less likely to experience post-partum depression.
Another set of hackers that goes by the name the Lizard Squad told the Washington Post that they helped with the Sony hack.U.S. Spies Say They Tracked ‘Sony Hackers’ For Years|Shane Harris|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the wake of this turmoil, the New York Post reported that the police had stopped policing.
I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
If Mac had been alone he would have made the post by sundown, for the Mounted Police rode picked horses, the best money could buy.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
The Café tender was asleep in his chair; the porter had gone off; the sentinel alone kept awake on his post.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Harry had no further adventures in reaching Fulton, and at once reported to Captain Duffield, who was in command of the post.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
This, of course, I always gave to the guide to use in sending the letter when he got to the trading-post.
British Dictionary definitions for contract
- (in the bidding sequence before play) the highest bid, which determines trumps and the number of tricks one side must try to make
- the number and suit of these tricks
- a criminal agreement to kill a particular person in return for an agreed sum of money
- (as modifier)a contract killing
Derived forms of contractcontractible, adjectivecontractibly, adverb
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A legally binding agreement between two or more parties.