Meaning of contracted


Pronunciation: (kun-trak'tid), [key]
— adj.
  1. drawn together; reduced in compass or size; made smaller; shrunken.
  2. condensed; abridged.
  3. (of the mind, outlook, etc.) narrow or illiberal; restricted: a contracted view of human rights.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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