Contractor

   In the production segment of the fashion industry, it is the contractor's responsibility to cut and assemble the garment and prepare it as ready to be shipped to the retail establishment or center of merchandise distribution.

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  • contractor — con·trac·tor / kän ˌtrak tər, kən trak / n: one that contracts: as a: one that contracts to perform work or provide supplies b: one that contracts to erect buildings Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • contractor — con‧trac‧tor [kənˈtræktə ǁ ˈkɑːntræktər] noun [countable] COMMERCE a person or company that makes an agreement to do work or provide goods in large amounts for another company: • The company has no plans to expand the use of contractors in place… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • contractor — CONTRACTÓR, OÁRE, contractori, oare, adj. Care contractează. – Din fr. contracteur. Trimis de IoanSoleriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  contractór adj. m., pl. contractóri; f. sg. şi pl. contractoáre …   Dicționar Român

  • contractor — 1540s, one who enters into a contract, from L.L. contractor, agent noun from pp. stem of L. contrahere (see CONTRACT (Cf. contract)); specifically of one who enters into a contract to provide work, services, or goods from 1724 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Contractor — Con*tract or, n. [L.] One who contracts; one of the parties to a bargain; one who covenants to do anything for another; specifically, one who contracts to perform work on a rather large scale, at a certain price or rate, as in building houses or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • contractor — /konˈtraktor, ingl. kənˈtræktə(r)/ s. m. inv. appaltatore, assuntore …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • contractor — ► NOUN ▪ a person who undertakes a contract to provide materials or labour for a job …   English terms dictionary

  • contractor — [kän′trak΄tər; ] also, and for 3 usually [, kən trak′tər] n. 1. one of the parties to a contract 2. a person who contracts to supply certain materials or do certain work for a stipulated sum, esp. one who does so in any of the building trades 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • contractor — Literally, a person who has assumed obligations as a party to a contract, but in common usage, a person who pursues an occupation or business, wherein he contracts to render services for others, including public bodies, in building, painting,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • contractor — n. a building; defense; electrical; general; plumbing contractor; a sub contractor * * * [kən træktə] a sub contractor defense electrical general plumbing contractor a building …   Combinatory dictionary

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