Definition of subcontractor
: an individual or business firm contracting to perform part or all of another's contract
Recent Examples of subcontractor from the Web
The other big contractor on the emergency, Syblon Reid, billed the state $49 million, including sums paid to subcontractors.
The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/2rw2h9J ) the layoffs are part of a wave sweeping the region’s shipyard and subcontractors that is projected to leave more than 1,000 employees out of work in the coming weeks.
The Courant also reported that Premier Sports owed hundreds of thousands of dollars to subcontractors, and had collected $700,000 from the city after submitting invoices from a roof-design company in Florida.
Boeing Defense is the prime contractor on the system, with subcontractors including Raytheon, Orbital Sciences and Northrop Grumman.
Because those workers are already committed to the first round of road work, more focus will be on using a subcontractor to mill and resurface the roads.
Ann needs someone with a minimum three years of museum experience, and an architecture background at a firm or on a building project, with experience looking at design plans and managing contractors and subcontractors.
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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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