Quick answer
"Contract" is a noun which is often translated as "el contrato", and "agreement" is a noun which is often translated as "el acuerdo". Learn more about the difference between "contract" and "agreement" below.
contract(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (agreement)
a. el contrato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Either party can terminate the contract at any time.Cualquiera de las partes puede rescindir el contrato en cualquier momento.
2. (document)
a. el contrato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Have you already signed the contract?¿Ya firmaste el contrato?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to make an agreement with)
a. contratar
We have contracted five technical experts to carry out the project.Hemos contratado a cinco expertos técnicos para llevar a cabo el proyecto.
4. (to develop)
a. contraer (illness or debt)
My daughter contracted smallpox at the age of seven.Mi hija contrajo viruela cuando tenía siete años.
b. adquirir (habit)
Unfortunately, he has contracted the habit of drinking.Por desgracia, ha adquirido el hábito de la bebida.
5. (grammar)
a. contraer
Finally, the word was contracted to "not."Finalmente, la palabra se contrajo a "not".
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to make an agreement)
a. firmar un contrato
We contracted with them for the supply of metal.Firmamos un contrato con ellos para el suministro de metal.
b. celebrar un contrato
The parties contracted under the terms and conditions hereby described.Las partes celebraron el contrato bajo los términos y condiciones aquí expuestos.
7. (to shrink)
a. contraerse
I was dizzy and my muscles contracted painfully.Me sentía mareado y mis músculos se contraían causándome dolor.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8. (relative to a contract)
a. contractual
Service contract agreements should be in place.Los servicios deben estar sujetos a acuerdos contractuales.
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agreement(
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mihnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (consent)
a. el acuerdo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The committee reached an agreement regarding the club hours.El comité llegó a un acuerdo en cuanto al horario del club.
b. el consentimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do I have your agreement to discuss this with your wife?¿Tengo tu consentimiento para comentarlo con tu mujer?
2. (contract)
a. el contrato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We signed an agreement to begin construction on Monday.Firmamos un contrato para comenzar con la construcción el lunes.
b. el convenio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We have an agreement with our beverage distributor not to sell competing brands.Tenemos un convenio con nuestro surtidor de bebidas de no vender marcas competidoras.
c. el acuerdo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We need two witnesses to be present at the signing of the agreement.Necesitamos dos testigos para presenciar la firma del acuerdo.
3. (grammar)
a. la concordancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Choose the correct agreement between the subject and the verb in the following sentences.Elige la concordancia correcta entre el sujeto y el verbo en las próximas frases.
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