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When that contract expired, the Secret Service signed another for 16 more nights, until April 15, according to copies of the contracts released by the Secret Service.

From revised search warrant protocols to contracting social workers, the policy changes are a start but could go much further.

From Vox

They don’t have a ton of room to maneuver, either, with the contracts they’re still on the hook for.

The relatively small Air Force contracts aren’t for the actual delivery of a finished supersonic aircraft.

This is a questionable claim, because EU privacy law allows data transfers to anywhere as long as they are “necessary” to fulfill the contract between the user and provider—and the processing of emails is pretty fundamental for an email service.

From Fortune

Michigan supposedly offered 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh a $42 million contract, which would him the highest-paid coach in the NCAA.

A 1907 contract leases the plot of land to the Belgika corporation for five years, but it stayed for much longer.

The Senate Intelligence Committee report says they secured a contract with the CIA in 2006 valued “in excess of $180 million.”

I knew only that the hit was commissioned; the man who took the contract was a specialist.

Meanwhile, Marino promises “radical changes” and vows to check every contract the city has—to see if they are valid.

But for the most part property, contract and the coercive state were fundamental assumptions with the classicists.

Though a minor cannot make such a contract, yet if property comes into his possession he must exercise proper care of it.

It was claimed, as we have seen, that under free contract a man was paid what he earned and no law could make it more.

The outlines of the contract they have sent me down, which I think is on very fair terms.

He can act only as the agent of the other party when the terms of the contract are settled and he is instructed to finish it.


On this page you'll find 355 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contract, such as: arrangement, bargain, bond, commitment, guarantee, and obligation.

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