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sub·con·tract

 (sŭb-kŏn′trăkt′, sŭb′kŏn′trăkt)
n.
A contract in which a party agrees to perform part of the work that was originally arranged with the signer of a previous contract.
intr. & tr.v. (sŭb-kŏn′trăkt′, sŭb′kən-trăkt′) sub·con·tract·ed, sub·con·tract·ing, sub·con·tracts
To make a subcontract or a subcontract for.

subcontract

n
(Law) a subordinate contract under which the supply of materials, services, or labour is let out to someone other than a party to the main contract
vb
1. (Law) (often foll by: for) to enter into or make a subcontract
2. (Law) (tr) to let out (work) on a subcontract

sub•con•tract

(sʌbˈkɒn trækt, ˈsʌbˌkɒn-; v. also ˌsʌb kənˈtrækt)

n.
1. a contract by which one agrees to provide services or materials necessary to fulfill another's contract.
v.t.
2. to make a subcontract for.
v.i.
3. to make a subcontract.
[1595–1605]

subcontract


Past participle: subcontracted
Gerund: subcontracting

Imperative
subcontract
subcontract
Present
I subcontract
you subcontract
he/she/it subcontracts
we subcontract
you subcontract
they subcontract
Preterite
I subcontracted
you subcontracted
he/she/it subcontracted
we subcontracted
you subcontracted
they subcontracted
Present Continuous
I am subcontracting
you are subcontracting
he/she/it is subcontracting
we are subcontracting
you are subcontracting
they are subcontracting
Present Perfect
I have subcontracted
you have subcontracted
he/she/it has subcontracted
we have subcontracted
you have subcontracted
they have subcontracted
Past Continuous
I was subcontracting
you were subcontracting
he/she/it was subcontracting
we were subcontracting
you were subcontracting
they were subcontracting
Past Perfect
I had subcontracted
you had subcontracted
he/she/it had subcontracted
we had subcontracted
you had subcontracted
they had subcontracted
Future
I will subcontract
you will subcontract
he/she/it will subcontract
we will subcontract
you will subcontract
they will subcontract
Future Perfect
I will have subcontracted
you will have subcontracted
he/she/it will have subcontracted
we will have subcontracted
you will have subcontracted
they will have subcontracted
Future Continuous
I will be subcontracting
you will be subcontracting
he/she/it will be subcontracting
we will be subcontracting
you will be subcontracting
they will be subcontracting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been subcontracting
you have been subcontracting
he/she/it has been subcontracting
we have been subcontracting
you have been subcontracting
they have been subcontracting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been subcontracting
you will have been subcontracting
he/she/it will have been subcontracting
we will have been subcontracting
you will have been subcontracting
they will have been subcontracting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been subcontracting
you had been subcontracting
he/she/it had been subcontracting
we had been subcontracting
you had been subcontracting
they had been subcontracting
Conditional
I would subcontract
you would subcontract
he/she/it would subcontract
we would subcontract
you would subcontract
they would subcontract
Past Conditional
I would have subcontracted
you would have subcontracted
he/she/it would have subcontracted
we would have subcontracted
you would have subcontracted
they would have subcontracted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subcontract - a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract
contract - a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Verb1.subcontract - arranged for contracted work to be done by others
hire, employ, engage - engage or hire for work; "They hired two new secretaries in the department"; "How many people has she employed?"
2.subcontract - work under a subcontract; engage in a subcontract
do work, work - be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
Translations

subcontract

A. [ˌsʌbˈkɒntrækt] Nsubcontrato m
B. [ˌsʌbkənˈtrækt] VTsubcontratar

subcontract

[sʌbˈkɒntrækt]
[ˌsʌbkənˈtrækt] vtsous-traiter

subcontract

[n sʌbˈkɒntrækt; vb ˌsʌbkənˈtrækt]
1. nsubappalto
2. vtsubappaltare
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