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Definitions of contraction:

part of speech: noun

Act of contracting: a word shortened by rejecting a part of it.

part of speech: noun

The act of drawing together; shrinkage; act of acquiring; the shortening of a word, or two words, by the cutting out of a letter or letters, as can't for cannot.

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obey

To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

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