1、con- "together" + tract- + -or.
- contractor (n.)
- 1540s, "one who enters into a contract," from Late Latin contractor, agent noun from past participle stem of Latin contrahere (see contract (n.)); specifically of "one who enters into a contract to provide work, services, or goods" from 1724.
- 1. It criticises the main contractor for seriously erring in its original estimates.
- 2. The Tokyo contractor was asked to kick $ 6000 back as commission.
- 3. We told the building contractor that we wanted a garage big enough for two cars.
- 4. The style of house the contractor builds depends partly on the lay of the land.
- 5. A contractor was hired to drain the reservoir and to excavate soil from one area for replacement with clay.
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