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"contract sth out" in British English

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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

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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…
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