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English definition of “contract sth out”

contract sth out

phrasal verb with contract
 
 
/kənˈtrækt/ verb
[T] WORKPLACE to complete a job by employing another person, company, or organization to do the work for you: The company is considering contracting out meter reading.contract sth out to sb We do 90% percent of our maintenance in-house and do not contract it out to outside maintenance providers.
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