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general contractor n
: a person or business entity that contracts to be in charge of a building project usually involving the use of subcontractors called also original contractor prime prime contractor
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.