Meaning of subcontractor


Pronunciation: (sub-kon'trak-tur, sub'kon"-, sub"kun-trak'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who or business that contracts to provide some service or material necessary for the performance of another's contract.
  2. a person or business firm contracted to do part of another's work.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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