Definition of contractor in English:


Syllabification: con·trac·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈkänˌtraktər, ˌkənˈtraktər


  • A person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job.
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    • Outside contractors could provide the service more cheaply without a reduction in quality.
    • Jill Russell condemned the use of private contractors in providing substandard food.
    • In short, the Government is handing over public works to private contractors.

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