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Contractor

Contractor

[kon-trak-ter, kuhn-trak-ter]
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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 contract to perform part or all of the obligations of another's contract
  • School bus contractor, a private company or proprietorship which provides school bus service to a school district or non-public school
  • Independent contractor, a natural person, business or corporation which provides goods or services to another entity under terms specified in a contract
  • Private military contractor, organization or individual that provides services of a military nature
  • The Contractor, a 2007 action movie
  • In the Anime Series Darker Than Black, the term 'Contractor' is used to refer to someone who has acquired special powers

Contractor may also refer to:

  • Consultant, a professional who provides expert advice in a particular domain or area of expertise.

(See also: Umbrella company)

  • Permatemp, a person who works for an organization for an extended period via a staffing agency

Contractor is also a common surname among members of the Parsi community of South Asia.

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