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See also: Contractor
Borrowed from Late Latin contractor, from Latin contract-, stem of contractus + -tor. First attested in the 16th century.
contractor (plural contractors)
- A person or company that builds or improves buildings.
- A person or company that performs specific tasks like electrical or plumbing work in construction projects.
- A person or company hired to maintain existing facilities like air conditioning systems, groundskeeping, etc.
- A person hired to do a job on a business contract, as opposed to a permanent employee.
- 1994, Scott Adams, Dilbert:
- It looks like you're off to a three-hour staff meeting that doesn't apply to me. I'm glad I'm a highly-paid contractor. I'll be increasing my skills while you fight to get oxygen to your brains.
A person or company that constructs or improves buildings
A person or company that performs specific tasks like electrical or plumbing work in construction projects
A person or company hired to maintain existing facilities
A person on a business contract, as opposed to a permanent employee
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From French contracteur.
contractor m or n (feminine singular contractoare, masculine plural contractori, feminine and neuter plural contractoare)
Declension of contractor
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