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contract out

Definitions of contract out
  1. verb
    assign a job to someone outside one's own business
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    type of:
    contract, sign, sign on, sign up
    engage by written agreement
  2. verb
    refuse to pay a levy to a union for political use
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    Antonyms:
    contract in
    consent in writing to pay money to a trade union for political use
    type of:
    balk, decline, refuse
    show unwillingness towards
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