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contraction
British English: /kənˈtrakʃ(ə)n/
American English: /kənˈtrækʃ(ə)n/

Translation of contraction in German:

noun

  • 2 (Physiology) (of muscle)
    Zusammenziehung Fem.
    Kontraktion Fem. (Medicine)
  • 5 (forming)
    Annahme Fem.
    (of marriage) Schließen Neutr.
    contraction of debts
    Schuldenmachen Neutr.

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