Legal definition of contractor
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contractor

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Contractor means either a business entity or a natural person that provides services or goods under terms of a contract.
Most commonly term contractor is used among builders, where a general contractor either does the job himself or hires subcontractors to perform fractions of jobs.
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General contractor, organization or individual that contracts with another organization or individual (the owner) for the construction of a building, road or other facility.
Source: Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia. website. license
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see also: Independent contractor
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