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subcontract

sub·con·tract

subcontract

 
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: suhb kan traekt
definition: a contract to supply a part of the goods or services necessary to carry out a prior contract made by another agent, as in building, manufacturing, and other industries.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
pronunciation: suhb kn traekt
inflections: subcontracted, subcontracting, subcontracts
definition: to make a subcontract for (goods or services).
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