subcontractor

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

Definition of subcontractor

:an individual or business firm contracting to perform part or all of another's contract

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First Known Use of subcontractor

1798


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subcontractor

noun

legal Definition of subcontractor

:one (as an individual or business) that contracts to perform part or all of the obligations of another's contract

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