Kantrata, aka: Kantrāṭa; 2 Definition(s)

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kantrāṭa (कंत्राट).—n A deep contrivance or counsel; a skilful or a wily scheme, plan, or plot. 2 This last word kantrāṭa or ḍa is now a naturalized corruption from Contract; and kantrāṭyā a & kantrāṭadāra c are formed from Contractor. 3 From the two former (some untraceable corruption) arise kantrāṇī & kantrāṇyā in the sense Contriving; shrewd of counsel; fertile of schemes, devices, plans, plots; esp. with implication of mischievousness or evil.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kantrāṭa (कंत्राट) [-ḍa-ṇa, -ड-ण].—n A deep contrivance or counsel. A contract.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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