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Definition of "contractions" []

  • Plural form of contraction. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "contractions" in a sentence
  • "Ending sentences with prepositions or with contractions is not inherently ungrammatical and should not be made into a hard-and-fast grammar rule."
  • "Concomitant with the onset of uterine contractions is the development of contractions of the orgasmic platform in the outer third of the vagina."
  • "The avoidance of contractions is probably due to the general preference for formal language in medieval settings; this preference arises because only formal texts have made it down to us now."