contractor

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noun con·trac·tor \sense 1 is usually ˈkän-ˌtrak-tər, sense 2 is usually kən-ˈ\

Definition of contractor

  1. 1 :  one that contracts or is party to a contract: such asa :  one that contracts to perform work or provide suppliesb :  one that contracts to erect buildings

  2. 2 :  something (as a muscle) that contracts or shortens

Examples of contractor in a sentence

  1. They hired a contractor to remodel the kitchen.

1548

First Known Use of contractor

1548


CONTRACTOR Defined for English Language Learners

contractor

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noun con·trac·tor \sense 1 is usually ˈkän-ˌtrak-tər, sense 2 is usually kən-ˈ\

Definition of contractor for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is hired to perform work or to provide goods at a certain price or within a certain time


Medical Dictionary

contractor

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noun con·trac·tor \ˈkän-ˌtrak-tər, kən-ˈ\

Medical Definition of contractor

  1. :  something (as a muscle) that contracts or shortens


Law Dictionary

contractor

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noun con·trac·tor \ˈkän-ˌtrak-tər, kən-ˈtrak-\

Legal Definition of contractor

  1. :  one that contracts: as a :  one that contracts to perform work or provide supplies b :  one that contracts to erect buildings




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