general contractor

noun

Legal Definition of general contractor

: a person or business entity that contracts to be in charge of a building project usually involving the use of subcontractors

called also original contractor, prime, prime contractor

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“General contractor.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/general%20contractor. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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