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contractor

kontrak ter

  • n  someone (a person or firm) who contracts to build things
  • n  the bridge player in contract bridge who wins the bidding and can declare which suit is to be trumps
  • n  (law) a party to a contract
  • n  a bodily organ that contracts

  • These private security contractors have been reckless and have compromised our mission in Iraq.
  • Sentiment is growing in the Bush Administration to end the legal protections that contractors like Blackwater have in Iraq.
  • As with much of the occupation, the emergence of guns for hire among this contractor group was not part of the original plan.
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  • Sean McCormack in Forbes
    Kennedy's team will "begin establishing some baseline set of facts about these contractor operations" and report back to Rice, McCormack said.
  • Joel Fitzgibbon in San Jose Mercury News
    The government will announce the details of arrangements with the contractor once mutual agreement on these matters has been reached, subject to any confidentiality issues,Fitzgibbon said in the statement.

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