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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catching, contracting(noun)

    becoming infected

    "catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"; "the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic"


  1. contracting(Adjective)

    That is getting smaller.

  2. contracting(Verb)

    present participle of contract

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contracting

    of Contract

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contracting in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contracting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of contracting in a Sentence

  1. Joe Rundle:

    The PMI was below 50, which is a psychologically important level and puts into real focus the fact that China is contracting.

  2. Le Brun:

    It's ironic. The U.S. economy is starting to boom and crude oil prices are contracting in the opposite direction, every time oil prices come up for air an OPEC member or short sellers manage to push it lower.

  3. Debra Chew:

    Risks of contracting disease is based on epidemiologic exposure -- and therefore exposure to persons infected with the Wuhan Coronavirus, and those ill with respiratory symptoms who have traveled to Wuhan or neighboring cities, this may expand with more cases and global travel.

  4. Helen Rella:

    Employees who refuse to return to work may be deemed to have resigned from their positions and/or have their employment terminated, fear of contracting Covid-19 is not an excuse to fail to return to work.

  5. Daniel Durazo:

    Canceling a trip because you're afraid of contracting Zika is not something that a standard travel insurance policy would cover.

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