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: a contract between a party to an original contract and a third party that assigns part of the performance (as building a house) of the original contract to the third party
subcontract [səb-kÄ n-trakt, -kən-trakt]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.