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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.
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subcontracting

(ˌsʌbkənˈtræktɪŋ)
n
1. (Law) the act of entering into or make a subcontract
2. (Law) the act of letting out (work) on a subcontract
adj
letting out work on a subcontract
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Translations

subcontracting

[ˈsʌbkɒnˈtræktɪŋ]
A. ADJsubcontratado
B. Nsubcontratación f
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