[suhb-kon-trak-ter, suhb-kon-, suhb-kuhn-trak-ter]
Law. a person who or business that contracts to provide some service or material necessary for the performance of another's contract.
a person or business firm contracted to do part of another's work.

1835–45; sub- + contractor Unabridged
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subcontractor (ˌsʌbkənˈtræktə)
a person, company, etc, that enters into a subcontract, esp a firm that undertakes to complete part of another's contract

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Example sentences
He said the equipment, owned by a subcontractor, would be removed soon.
The subcontractor's registration number must be visible and readable by the public without having to be asked by the public.
The errors concerned subcontractor employees' billings.
Continue to list every subcontractor and supplier even after the commitment dollar amount has been paid in full.
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