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subcontractor

noun [C] ( also sub-contractor)
 
 
/ˌsʌbkənˈtræktər/ US   /-kɑːntrækɚ/ MANAGEMENT, LAW
an outside person or organization that does work for an organization that might normally be done within it: I've had to employ several subcontractors to help complete the work. →  Compare contractor , freelancer
Translations of “subcontractor”
in Spanish subcontratista…
in French sous-traitant/-ante…
in German der/die Nebenunternehmer(in)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 轉包承攬人, 轉包商…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分包人, 分包商…
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