UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɒntræktər/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɑntræktɚ, kənˈtræktɚ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(kontrak tər, kən traktər)

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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. an [independent, electrical, industrial, outside] contractor
  2. is the [prime, main, major] contractor
  3. works as a [building, housing, residential, general, private, defense] contractor
  4. hired a contractor to [design, make, perform, provide, assess]
  5. a contractor who [designs]
  6. Do you know any good contractors?
  7. am looking for a [good, new] contractor (for)
  8. The contractor is a [month] behind schedule.
  9. The contractor is [$10,000] over budget.
  10. [inform, notify] the contractor [of, that]
  11. [run, managed, provided] by [local, government] contractors
  12. [outsourced, handed over] to private contractors
n as adj
  1. contractor [fees, costs, charges, expenses]
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