an agreement made with a third party to perform part of a main contract that you have agreed to do Internal BBC production and technical teams can still subcontract agencies for specific design and technical projects.
- They were awarded a subcontract to complete the job.
- The subcontractor entered into a subcontract with the contractor to assist the contractor to build the bridge.
- Is this a subcontract or a contract directly with the government?
- The women are making clothes for the Israeli market through a subcontract with a firm in Tel Aviv.
- What's likely to happen is that there will be less sub-contract work and more done in-house.
- sub-contracting firms
- subcontracted services
- A contract won by a large firm is often split into smaller sub-contracts, which are awarded to smaller firms, who, in turn, split the jobs into even smaller sub-contracts.
- subcontract/sub-contract (verb) to pay someone else to do part of a job that you have agreed to do: There are certain repair tasks that we subcontract to specialists.
- A subcontractor performs the subcontract.