subcontract - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/ˌsʌbkənˈtrækt/
present tense
I/you/we/theysubcontract
he/she/itsubcontracts
present participlesubcontracting
past tensesubcontracted
past participlesubcontracted
  1. to make a formal agreement to pay someone to do some of the work that you have agreed to do
    subcontract something to someone:

    The company subcontracts some of its work to factories in Asia.

derived word

subcontract

 

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/ˌsʌbˈkɒntrækt/
noun [countable]
singularsubcontract
pluralsubcontracts