Definition of contractor in English:


Line breaks: con|trac¦tor
Pronunciation: /kənˈtraktə


  • A person or firm that undertakes a contract to provide materials or labour to perform a service or do a job: the school meals service is provided by private contractors building contractors
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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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