building contractor

'building con.tractor [ US ˈ.. ˌ...] n
someone whose job is to organize the building of a house, office, factory etc

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  • building contractor — ➔ contractor * * * building contractor UK US noun [C] PROPERTY ► a person or company that organizes the building of houses, offices, etc. , for example, by supplying workers and buying materials: »Their building contractor continues to reject… …   Financial and business terms

  • building contractor — noun see contractor …   Useful english dictionary

  • building contractor — noun (C) someone whose job is to organize the building of a house, office, factory etc …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • contractor — con‧trac‧tor [kənˈtræktə ǁ ˈkɑːntræktər] noun [countable] COMMERCE a person or company that makes an agreement to do work or provide goods in large amounts for another company: • The company has no plans to expand the use of contractors in place… …   Financial and business terms

  • contractor — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ independent, private ▪ external (esp. BrE), outside ▪ government ▪ prime ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • contractor — [[t]kɒ̱ntræktə(r), kəntræ̱k [/t]] contractors N COUNT: oft n N A contractor is a person or company that does work for other people or organizations. We told the building contractor that we wanted a garage big enough for two cars. ...a major US… …   English dictionary

  • contractor */ — UK [kənˈtræktə(r)] / US [ˈkɑnˌtræktər] / US [kənˈtræktər] noun [countable] Word forms contractor : singular contractor plural contractors a person or company whose job is to provide goods or to do work for another person, organization, company… …   English dictionary

  • contractor — con|trac|tor [ kan,træktər, kən træktər ] noun count * a person or company whose job is to provide goods or do work for another person, organization, company, etc. at a particular price: a building contractor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • contractor — con·trac·tor / kän ˌtrak tər, kən trak / n: one that contracts: as a: one that contracts to perform work or provide supplies b: one that contracts to erect buildings Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Contractor — may refer to: General contractor, organization or individual that contracts with another organization or individual (the owner) for the construction of a building, road or other facility Subcontractor, an individual or business that signs a… …   Wikipedia

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