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subcontract

noun [C] (also sub-contract)
 
 
/ˌsʌbˈkɒntrækt/ MANAGEMENT, LAW
an agreement for an outside person or organization to do work that might normally be done within an organization: Another organization provides IT services to the school though a subcontract.
(Definition of subcontract noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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