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subcontracted

verb
past tense of subcontract

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to come to an agreement with another person or company to do part of a job that you have been hired to do
  • Parts of the project were subcontracted (out) to specialists.

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“Subcontracted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subcontracted. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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