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subcontracting

verb
present participle of subcontract

Synonyms & Antonyms of subcontracting

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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“Subcontracting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/subcontracting. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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