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subcontract

a subordinate contract under which the supply of materials, services, or labour is let out to someone other than a party to the main contract

subcontract

[¦səb′kän‚trakt]
(engineering)
A contract made with a third party by one who has contracted to perform work or service for whole or part performance of that work or service.

subcontract

An agreement between a prime or general contractor and a subcontractor for the execution of a portion of the contractual obligation of the prime contractor to the owner.
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Critics have also pointed out that the government's pledge was only extended to subcontracted workers in the public sector, and that for the hundreds of thousands of workers employed by subcontractors in the private sector, nothing will change regarding their employment status.
Nishida Kosan in turn allegedly subcontracted the work save the paving to Wakachiku for 1.
Unbundled, subcontracted, executable directly by the contractor even if deprived of its classification;
For Contracts in excess of $250,000, at least 35% of the dollar volume of the contract shall be subcontracted in accordance with Section H.