un·​con·​tract·​ed | \ ˌən-kən-ˈtrak-təd How to pronounce uncontracted (audio) \

Definition of uncontracted

1 : not shortened or reduced in size : not contracted the uncontracted form of a word
2 : not included in or covered by a contract uncontracted work

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Recent Examples on the Web Though more than 80% of Cheniere’s export capacity is sold through long-term contracts, the company is able to capitalize on shorter-term spikes through its uncontracted capacity. Jinjoo Lee, WSJ, 4 May 2021

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First Known Use of uncontracted

1683, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Uncontracted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncontracted. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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