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 Dictionary entry overview: What does contracting mean? 

  The noun CONTRACTING has 1 sense:

1. becoming infected

  Familiarity information: CONTRACTING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1contracting [BACK TO TOP]


Becoming infected

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


contracting; catching

Context examples:

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

Hypernyms ("contracting" is a kind of...):

acquiring; getting (the act of acquiring something)

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