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Syllabification: con·trac·tu·al
Pronunciation: /kənˈtrak(t)SH(əw)əl

Definition of contractual in English:


1Agreed in a contract: a contractual obligation
More example sentences
  • The injunction we seek is not one that in any way interferes with existing contractual rights or obligations.
  • But as the speech of Lord Goff demonstrates, that contractual obligation is of little utility.
  • These are serious breaches of contractual obligations, the company maintains.
1.1Having similar characteristics to a contract: the contractual nature of the shareholder’s rights
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  • The contractual nature of employment today has heightened the levels of exploitation.
  • It is easy to make too much of the contractual nature of the relationship.
  • The question of any contractual character the crown might possess was skirted.



Example sentences
  • Most of the 167 million available for primary building for 2003 is contractually committed to projects already underway.
  • My mobile phone provider, for instance, isn't contractually required to actually provide any phone service at all.
  • So I did the movie basically because I was contractually obligated.

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