Definition of contractor in English:

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contractor

Pronunciation: /ˈkänˌtraktər/
/ˌkənˈtraktər/

noun

A person or company that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labor to perform a service or do a job.
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.

Words that rhyme with contractor

abstractor, actor, attractor, compactor, enactor, exactor, extractor, factor, infractor, protractor, redactor, refractor, tractor, transactor
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