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contractor

1. something that contracts, esp a muscle
2. Law a person who is a party to a contract
3. the declarer in bridge

Contractor

One who undertakes the performance of construction, provides labor and materials in accordance with plans and specifications, and contracts for a specific cost and schedule for completion of the work.

contractor

One who undertakes responsibility for the performance of construction work, including the provision of labor and materials, in accordance with plans and specifications and under a contract specifying cost and schedule for completion of the work; the person or organization responsible for performing the work, 1 and identified as such in the owner-contractor agreement.

contractor

An individual or organization that does work for another party. Contrast with "employee." See subcontractor.
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