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subcontract

verb [I or T] ( also sub-contract)
 
 
/ˌsʌbkənˈtrækt/ MANAGEMENT, LAW
to pay an outside person or organization to do work that might normally be done within an organization: subcontract sth (out) to sb Most of the work has been subcontracted out to another company. If it is a large contract, the consultant may subcontract parts of it. The plane maker wants flexibility to subcontract overseas as part of its cost-cutting efforts.
Translations of “subcontract”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分包,轉包…
in Russian заключать субдоговор…
in Turkish alt sözleşme yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分包,转包…
in Polish podzlecać…
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