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subcontract

verb [T] uk   /ˌsʌb.kənˈtrækt/  us   /sʌbˈkɑːn.trækt/
to pay someone else to do part of a job that you have agreed to do: Most of the bricklaying has been subcontracted (out) to a local builder.
Translations of “subcontract”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分包,轉包…
in Russian заключать субдоговор…
in Turkish alt sözleşme yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分包,转包…
in Polish podzlecać…
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