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subcontract

verb
     
Related topics: Business
sub‧con‧tract also subcontract out [transitive]
B if 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 noun [countable]

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