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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A legal agreement assigning to another party some obligations of a prior legal agreement v. - Work under a legal agreement assigned from someone else; Arranged for agreed upon work to be done by others.

Usage examples (34)
  • He enjoyed a "busy private life" and tended to 'subcontract' the fiddly bits like pastry-making.
  • One response: subcontract work to private agencies.
  • If we do business there, they want that subcontract work.
  • They hire a Chinese factory and then they subcontract out. for more
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