English to Igbo Meaning :: contraction

Contraction :
mkpi
ukwu mkpi - mkpimkpicontractions
 
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Noun(1) The process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together(2) A word formed from two or more words by omitting or combining some sounds(3) The act of decreasing (something(4) (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)(5) The act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope(6) Drawing in; shortening

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(1) The manufacturing sector suffered a severe contraction(2) However, surges in the trade deficit need not cause general economic contraction if they are accompanied by growth of demand from other sources.(3) To show you how far down that slick slope we've slid, lexicographically speaking, consider that quaint contraction ain't.(4) U251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510goodbyeu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb is a contraction of u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510God be with youu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb(5) Neurons control the contraction of muscles(6) The ongoing contraction of manufacturing industry and low inflation are seen as further arguments for a fresh cut.(7) It's a classic, and u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510shouldn't'veu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb is such a wonderful contraction .(8) Load-induced injury occurs in two phases: an acute injury immediately after muscle contraction and a delayed or secondary injury.(9) As collagen undergoes maturation and contraction , local forces give rise to further distension of air spaces.(10) The severe economic contraction that began in the summer of 1937 seems to have brought the New Deal's legislative activism to a halt.(11) It's just a dubious contraction of the word u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510fabulousu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb.(12) This process allows synchronization of contraction throughout the heart, and is vital for proper function.(13) Often the file extension name is a contraction of a word which describes the file, for example, u251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu2510.txtu251cu00f6u251cu00e7u251cu00fb is short for text.(14) I can't resist stopping for one brief second to point out that the word holiday is merely a contraction of the words holy day.(15) It is also vital for muscle contraction , and normal brain function.(16) They have not yet succeeded in skipping over the inevitable contraction of the business cycle, but they have succeeded in worsening its severity and length and delaying sound recovery.
Related Words
(1) uterine contraction ::
eriri akpa nwa mkpi
(2) contraction of marriage ::
mkpi nke alụmdi na nwunye
Synonyms
Noun
3. labor pains ::
mgbu
4. abbreviation ::
afo
5. condensation ::
odide
Antonyms
1. expansion ::
mgbasa
2. Expansion
  
3. Amplification
  
4. Dilation
  
5. Enlargement
  
6. Extension
  
7. Increase
  
8. Lengthening
  
9. Spread
  
10. Stretch
  
Different Forms
contraction, contractions
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.


...and tic, the involuntary
muscular contraction.

...and tic, the involuntary muscular CONTRACTION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 1


Did you have
another contraction?

Did you have another CONTRACTION?

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 16


Uh, I think that was
a contraction.

Uh, I think that was a CONTRACTION.

The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 16


or five minutes apart
starting with the first contraction,

or five minutes apart starting with the first CONTRACTION,

The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 11


English to Igbo Dictionary: contraction

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