Examples of contractor in a Sentence
They hired a contractor to remodel the kitchen.
Recent Examples of contractor from the Web
One of the regulars, Ariel Schneider, a small-time contractor, believes Palestinians don’t need a state.
Delta residents have accused the state Department of Water Resources of already delegating too much decision-making to the water contractors that would benefit from them financially.
How to respond to China’s growing naval power has preoccupied many of the admirals, ministers and defense contractors who are expected to begin assembling Friday at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore.
And lots of that $6 trillion is somewhere too, in the bank accounts of defense contractors.
Yet neither the high cost nor the poor performance has dampened enthusiasm in Congress or at the Pentagon — or among military contractors — for deploying missile defenses.
Two defense contractors were sentenced in San Diego federal court to prison for conspiring to steal more than $3 million worth of medical equipment from Camp Pendleton that had been earmarked to help wounded Marines abroad.
Security guards at Navy Pier on May 18 began protesting plans by new security contractor Allied Universal to replace them.
Elsea, a contractor for Alliance Total Solutions, died from her injuries the next day.
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First Known Use of contractor
CONTRACTOR Defined for English Language Learners
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
Legal Definition of contractor
: 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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