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subcontract in Business topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsubcontractsub‧con‧tract /ˌsʌbkənˈtrækt $ -ˈkɑːntrækt/ (also subcontract out) verb [transitive]  Bif a company subcontracts work, they pay other people to do part of their work for them We will be subcontracting most of the electrical work.subcontract something to somebody Some of the work will be subcontracted to another company.subcontract /sʌbˈkɒntrækt $ -ˈkɑːn-/ noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
subcontractCarey repeated that the union would sign no deal unless it included limits on subcontracting and added more full-time jobs.Not all the subcontracting goes abroad.Items with high added value would only be subcontracted if there were insurmountable problems of some sort in making it in-house.The partners are now subcontracting more Airbus work to other companies and countries.A car rental company subcontracts out the repair and maintenance of its fleet, and focuses on renting.They subcontract out the repair and maintenance of their rental car fleet.Even supposedly essential functions are subcontracted out.Critics worry that compassionate conservatism involves subcontracting social welfare to nutty evangelicals.