from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or having the nature of a contract.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to a contract
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Arising from a contract or agreement; consisting in or of the nature of a contract: as, a contractual liability.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or part of a binding legal agreement
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Mr. Levin's early research was on the nature of long-term contractual relationships, such as those between employees and employers.
This was more than an unfortunate and lapse in contractual supervision of the sort that can cost the U.S. government a billion dollars or so.
If the production is attached to a box-office name: major playwright or composer or director or actor, any or all of these folks might have what is called "contractual approval."
The Obama administration is currently seeking all legal means to prevent AIG from using federal bailout money to pay $165 million in contractual bonuses to its executives.
And it can be found in bigger tribes and groups of people: businesses may have long-term contractual obligations with each other; governments make treaties with one another; and so on and so forth.
There is a difference between being a short term contractual amateur and a full time disciplined agent of a hostile foreign power, although in part that reflects the privatized vs. state orientation of the two countries.
But, What step has the government of Orissa taken for the employee who are in contractual basis.
Every one knows that the employee in contractual basis are working hard other then the regular.
David: “Perhaps New London should have secured stronger and longer term contractual commitments from Pfizer before engaging in the condemnation process.”
Perhaps New London should have secured stronger and longer term contractual commitments from Pfizer before engaging in the condemnation process.
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