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English noun: subcontract

1. subcontract (communication) a contract assigning to another party some obligations of a prior contract

Broader (hypernym)contract

English verb: subcontract

1. subcontract (social) arranged for contracted work to be done by others

Synonymsfarm out, job

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)employ, engage, hire

2. subcontract (social) work under a subcontract; engage in a subcontract

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)do work, work

Entailcontract, undertake

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