contract sth out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “contract sth out” in the English Dictionary

"contract sth out" in British English

See all translations

contract sth out

phrasal verb with contract uk   us   /kənˈtrækt/ verb
to ​formallyarrange for other ​people to do a ​particularjob: The ​governmentcontracted out ​hospitalcleaning toprivatecompanies.
(Definition of contract sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"contract sth out" in Business English

See all translations

contract sth out

phrasal verb with contract uk   us   /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 ​maintenancein-house and do not ​contract it out to outside ​maintenanceproviders.
(Definition of contract sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “contract sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 订合同把…承包出去,合同外包…
in Chinese (Traditional) 訂合同把…承包出去,合同外包…
What is the pronunciation of contract sth out?