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Definitions of contraction
n. - The act or process of contracting, shortening, or shrinking; the state of being contracted; as, contraction of the heart, of the pupil of the eye, or of a tendion; the contraction produced by cold. 2
n. - The process of shortening an operation. 2
n. - The act of incurring or becoming subject to, as liabilities, obligation, debts, etc.; the process of becoming subject to; as, the contraction of a disease. 2
n. - Something contracted or abbreviated, as a word or phrase; -- as, plenipo for plenipotentiary; crim. con. for criminal conversation, etc. 2
n. - The shortening of a word, or of two words, by the omission of a letter or letters, or by reducing two or more vowels or syllables to one; as, ne'er for never; can't for can not; don't for do not; it's for it is. 2
n. - A marriage contract. 2

The word "contraction" uses 11 letters: A C C I N N O O R T T.

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Other words with the same letter pairs: co   on   nt   tr   ra   ac   ct   ti   io   on  

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