Definition of subcontractor in English:


Line breaks: sub|con¦tract¦or
Pronunciation: /sʌbkənˈtraktə


  • A firm or person that carries out work for a company as part of a larger project.
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    • They maintain that the dumping at Coolnamadra was carried out by a subcontractor who was sacked when the dump was discovered.
    • Most of the production is subcontracted to 11 main contractors and dozens of subcontractors in Indonesia.
    • Around 1,300 builders and subcontractors should be employed if the project goes ahead.

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