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verb as in farm out

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Then they subcontract, and that makes the process even more complicated.

Before that, in December 2011, it won a $691 million U.S. Navy subcontract for “combat and sonar systems” for submarines.

They would subcontract the work to Afghans for paltry amounts and pocket the difference.

Subcontract, sub-kon′trakt, n. a contract subordinate to another contract, as for the subletting of work.

The subcontract was made with Sanderson, Sanderson got his own contract filed.

The subcontract of Vaile shows that Vaile was to receive one hundred per cent.

Another charge is that the subcontract made by Sanderson was filed September 18, 1878.

The second charge is of fraudulently filing a subcontract, an impossible offence.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to subcontract, such as: hire out, rent out, sublet, farm, and job.

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