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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
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.