Definition of thekedar in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛkɛdɑːr/
(also thikadar /ˈtɛkʌdɑːr/)


A person who undertakes to provide labour or materials to do a job; a contractor.
Example sentences
  • Similarly nine-year-old Manju showed deep scars on her hands and legs and said that she was beaten by the thekedar (building contractor) for being slow in breaking heavy stones.
  • He told the thekedars that they were committing a crime by appointing child laborers.
  • The leaders or thekedars usually do very little physical work, as they are busy in managing the other activities associated with job contracting.



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