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contractor

(kŏn′trăk′tər, kən-trăk′-)
n.
1. One that agrees to furnish materials or perform services at a specified price, especially for construction work.
2. Something, especially a muscle, that contracts.

contractor

A UK term for a member of staff or external worker who provides NHS services, but is not directly employed by an NHS Trust.
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