Subcontractor

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Definition

a subcontractor: a person who does part of a job which another company is responsible for
noun

to subcontract: to pay another person to do part of a job for you
verb

Examples

  • "Subject: Details on Delavigne's subcontractors"
  • "I propose that we partner with a subcontractor who is certified and acknowledged by the Organization for International Labor Standards (OILS)."
  • "In earlier conversations, Susie, Bruno and Philip discussed the possibility of using a subcontracting partner certified by OILS."
  • "Works with all DC subcontractors overseas, particularly in Asia."
  • "* OILS, the Organization for International Labor Standards, is a (fictional) group which identifies and certifies subcontractors using legal and ethical labor practices."
  • "While I agree with you that it would be nice to work with manufacturers who have the OILS stamp of approval, it is simply not cost-effective to switch subcontractors at this point."
  • "Once we have hired a subcontractor who is OILS certified, we can incorporate this detail into all subsequent ad campaigns."
  • "All signs indicate that outsourcing is providing an enormous economic service for western corporations, permitting them to save time and money by subcontracting their production to offshore companies."
  • "Currently, none of our subcontractors are approved by OILS."
  • "OILS is a globally recognized organization, and we can be sure that any subcontractor who is approved by OILS is completely legitimate: their employees are of legal working age, they are treated fairly and are all paid the minimum wage or above."

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