subcontractor

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sub·con·trac·tor

 (sŭb-kŏn′trăk′tər, sŭb′kən-trăk′tər)
n.
One who agrees to perform part of the work specified in a previous contract between a contractor and another party.

subcontractor

(ˌsʌbkənˈtræktə)
n
(Commerce) a person, company, etc, that enters into a subcontract, esp a firm that undertakes to complete part of another's contract

sub•con•trac•tor

(sʌbˈkɒn træk tər, ˈsʌbˌkɒn-, ˌsʌb kənˈtræk tər)

n.
a person or business that contracts to provide a service, materials, etc., necessary to fulfill another's contract, esp. a person or business that contracts to do part of another's work.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subcontractor - someone who enters into a subcontract with the primary contractor
contractor - someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
Translations
مُقاوِل فَرْعي
subdodavatel
underentreprenør
alvállalkozó
undirverktaki
subrangovas
subdodávateľ

subcontractor

[ˌsʌbkənˈtræktəʳ] Nsubcontratista mf

subcontractor

[ˌsʌbkənˈtræktər] nsous-traitant m

subcontractor

[ˌsʌbkənˈtræktəʳ] nsubappaltatore/trice

subcontractor

(sabkənˈtrӕktə) , ((American) sabˈkontraktər) noun
a person who undertakes work for a contractor and is therefore not directly employed by the person who wants such work done. The building contractor has employed several subcontractors to build the block of flats.
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