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Definition of Contractor


  1. 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 making a railroad.

Contractor Quotations

If you cannot be on the project each day to check on things, then you should not try and be your own contractor.
Robert Metcalfe

Making movies, you're like an independent contractor - you come in, you have a specific job, and a lot of what you do is completely manipulated, which is good and bad.
Zooey Deschanel

When I graduated from college, I went straight to work for a federal contractor, a desk job, and they were great to me, they loved me, I was like their mascot, but I just couldn't stand working in an office. I just hated it. And so one day I went in and said, 'I'm sorry, this is my two-weeks notice, I'm quitting to become an artist.'
Maggie Stiefvater

We were poor. But my mom never accepted that. She worked hard to become a residential contractor - got her master's with honors at the University of New Orleans. I used to go to every class with her. Her father was my paternal figure.
Frank Ocean

I had always been interested in the space program, and I didn't know if I could be an astronaut like I'd dreamt about when I was a little kid - to me it sounded kind of silly, someone grow up to be an astronaut - but, when I was in my 20s, I thought maybe I can get a job with NASA or a contractor, do something with the space program.
Michael J. Massimino
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Contractor Translations

contractor in Dutch is bouwondernemer, aannemer
contractor in German is Bauunternehmer, Unternehmer
contractor in Italian is imprenditore
contractor in Portuguese is contratante
contractor in Spanish is destajista, contratista
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