contractually contractually  /kən ˈtræk tʃu ə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) by virtue of a contract

Usage(s):

  1. For its part, AIG claims the company is contractually required to pay its employees including $9.
  2. Now, however, Monsanto hopes to enforce biologically what it can't enforce contractually.
  3. Edward Libby, AIG's government appointed CEO, has argued that these were retention bonuses, contractually guaranteed to employees who remained with the company.

News

  1. Jagielo sees opportunity with Yanks

    SEATTLE — Contractually, the Yankees' third base position seems locked up through the middle of the decade. But reality is that the hot corner is full of uncertainty, so much so that the Yankees top draft pick sees a relatively clear path to the big leagues.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Asbury Park Press

  2. 'Rapture-Palooza' review

    If you just can’t wait for next week’s cinematic apocalypse in “This Is the End,” you might try this almost endearingly silly amuse bouche of a comedy depicting how the End of Days might play out in Seattle, playing a contractually mandated theater run before it’s released...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "Contractually, we are obligated," Crudup said. "I will do it. I just don't know what it is we would do."
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Billy Crudup Source: Newsweek

  2. "We have a number of staff who are contractually exempt from industrial action," Mr Kirk said. "The plan is to continue to put out the newspapers absolutely as normal, and we are well advanced in doing that. We see no concern in getting the...
    on Aug 28, 2008 By: David Kirk Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. Geithner said the Treasury Department's lawyers "agreed, in consultation with outside counsel, that it would be legally difficult to prevent these contractually-mandated payments."
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Timothy Geithner Source: Channel News Asia

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