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contract out

vb
(intr, adverb) Brit to agree not to participate in something, esp the state pension scheme
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.contract out - assign a job to someone outside one's own business
sign on, sign up, contract, sign - engage by written agreement; "They signed two new pitchers for the next season"
2.contract out - refuse to pay a levy to a union for political use
refuse, decline - show unwillingness towards; "he declined to join the group on a hike"
contract in - consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use
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Translations

w>contract out

vi (= withdraw)austreten, aussteigen (inf)(of aus); (= not join)sich nicht anschließen (→ of +dat); (out of insurance scheme) → nicht beitreten (→ of +dat)
vt sep (Comm) workaußer Haus machen lassen (to von), vergeben (→ to an +acc)
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