by contract


: according to the terms stated in a contract : by a legal agreement
We are bound by contract to pay the full price.

Examples of by contract in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These consumer protections cannot be waived or modified by contract... Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, 30 Jan. 2024 The jobs being terminated are currently filled by contract software engineers who have worked on projects that span Arm’s business around the world, according to another one of the people. Jane Lanhee Lee, Fortune Asia, 18 Dec. 2023 Ramirez wouldn’t say if Family-Match has deleted pilot data from its servers, but said her organization maintains a compliance audit and abides by contract terms. Sally Ho, Fortune, 6 Nov. 2023 Currently shipments are processed at an airfield hangar owned by Kaiser Aircraft Industries, with flights operated by contract carriers such as Atlas Air and Cargolux. Greg Garrison | , al, 6 June 2023 And half of the enclave’s municipal garbage collection is done by contract donkey owners, said Abdraheem Abu Qomboz, the director of Gaza City’s Health & Environment Department. Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2023 Ford has implemented promotions before it was required to do so by contract, like promoting 3,000 temporary workers to fulltime in 2022 when no one was talking about a strike. Phoebe Wall Howard, The Courier-Journal, 8 Sep. 2023 Current workers say their jobs are at risk of being replaced by contract laborers, their union has not been recognized, and retaliation is still possible. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, 16 Aug. 2023 The former Alabama All-American wasn’t the only one incredulous about Cook’s release, which followed three of the NFL’s best running backs being prevented from entering free agency in March – not by contract extensions but by the franchise tag. Mark Inabinett |, al, 19 June 2023

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“By contract.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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