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contractor

Pronunciation: /kənˈtræktər; kənˈtræktə(r)/

Translation of contractor in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • contratista (masculine and feminine) a firm of building contractors una empresa de construcciones
    Example sentences
    • 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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