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After six months she was offered a contract of employment.
The firm has won a £5 million contract to build ships for the navy.
Our contract with the BBC expires next year.
Are you on a permanent or a fixed-term contract?
She is still under contract to Microsoft.
Under his contract he is not allowed to work for any other publisher.
The court found that the company was in breach of contract.
He has signed a six-year contract with Manchester United.
The house has been sold subject to contract.
The contract for building the hospital has been awarded to a Dutch company.
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the period of 40 days before Easter, starting on Ash Wednesday, when some Christians stop eating...