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contractual

[kuh n-trak-choo-uh l] /kənˈtræk tʃu əl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or secured by a contract.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Latin contractu-, stem of contractus contract + -al1
Related forms
contractually, adverb
noncontractual, adjective
Can be confused
contextual, contractual.
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British Dictionary definitions for contractually

contractual

/kənˈtræktjʊəl/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or assured by a contract
Derived Forms
contractually, adverb
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Word Origin and History for contractually

contractual

adj.

1827, from Latin contractus (see contract (n.)) + -al (1).

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