contratar


contratar
v.
1 to hire (obreros, personal, detective).
María contrató al jardinero Mary hired the gardener.
Pedro contrató el apartamento Peter rented=hired the apartment.
2 to enter into a contract.
María contrató por mil dólares Mary entered into a contract for a thousand...
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contratar
verbo transitivo
1 (servicio etc) to sign a contract for
2 (obrero) to hire; (empleado) to engage; (deportista) to sign up
3 (un arriendo) to take on
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verb
to hire
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VT
1) [+ empleado] to take on; [+ albañil, abogado] to hire; [+ jugador, artista] to sign (up)

le contrataron por un año — they took her on for a year, they gave her a one-year contract

contrató a dos fontaneros para arreglar las tuberías — he hired two plumbers to fix the pipes

han contratado nuevo personal — they have taken on o recruited new staff

me han contratado por horas — they have hired me by the hour

2) (=alquilar) [+ vehículo, servicio] to hire
3) [+ obra] to put out to contract
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verbo transitivo
a) <empleado/obrero> to hire, take on; <artista/deportista> to sign up; <servicios> to contract

me contrataron para terminarlo — I was taken on o hired to finish it

b) (Const) <ejecución de una obra> to put ... out to contract
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= commission, contract, hire, lease, engage, recruit.
Ex. Some libraries opt to commission a central agency to support their catalogue creation.
Ex. Discount charges are available by contracting to buy a predetermined number of connect hours per year.
Ex. Plantin of Antwerp sacked him in 1573, but hired him again a few days later = Plantin de Antwerp le despidió en 1573, pero le contrató de nuevo unos pocos días después.
Ex. Many packages are available for purchase or lease, but there are also strictly in-house packages and packages developed by specific software houses under contract from one organisation.
Ex. Some questions to consider before engaging a consultant are: are the consultant's services needed?, could existing staff do the job?, can you afford aconsultant?.
Ex. Reduced establishments have made it very difficult to recruit new IT talent.
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* contratar al primero que solicita el trabajo = hire on a first-come, first-take basis.
* contratar como/de = engage as.
* contratar gente = take on + people.
* contratar los servicios de Alguien = enrol [enroll -USA].
* contratar un póliza de seguros = take out + insurance policy.
* contratar un seguro = take out + insurance policy.
* volver a contratar = rehire [re-hire].
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verbo transitivo
a) <empleado/obrero> to hire, take on; <artista/deportista> to sign up; <servicios> to contract

me contrataron para terminarlo — I was taken on o hired to finish it

b) (Const) <ejecución de una obra> to put ... out to contract
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= commission, contract, hire, lease, engage, recruit.

Ex: Some libraries opt to commission a central agency to support their catalogue creation.

Ex: Discount charges are available by contracting to buy a predetermined number of connect hours per year.
Ex: Plantin of Antwerp sacked him in 1573, but hired him again a few days later = Plantin de Antwerp le despidió en 1573, pero le contrató de nuevo unos pocos días después.
Ex: Many packages are available for purchase or lease, but there are also strictly in-house packages and packages developed by specific software houses under contract from one organisation.
Ex: Some questions to consider before engaging a consultant are: are the consultant's services needed?, could existing staff do the job?, can you afford aconsultant?.
Ex: Reduced establishments have made it very difficult to recruit new IT talent.
* contratar al primero que solicita el trabajo = hire on a first-come, first-take basis.
* contratar como/de = engage as.
* contratar gente = take on + people.
* contratar los servicios de Alguien = enrol [enroll -USA].
* contratar un póliza de seguros = take out + insurance policy.
* contratar un seguro = take out + insurance policy.
* volver a contratar = rehire [re-hire].

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contratar [A1 ]
vt
1 ‹empleado/obrero› to hire, take on, contract (frml); ‹artista/deportista› to sign up; ‹servicios› to contract
ha sido contratado por seis meses he has been hired o taken on for six months, he has been given a six-month contract
me contrataron para terminarlo I was taken on o hired o contracted to finish it
2 (Const) ‹ejecución de una obra› to put … out to contract
■ contratar
vi
to enter into a contract
con capacidad para contratar with the capacity to enter into contracts
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contratar (conjugate contratar) verbo transitivo
a)empleado/obreroto hire, take on;

artista/deportistato sign up;
serviciosto contract
b) (Const) ‹ejecución de una obrato put … out to contract

contratar verbo transitivo to hire, engage
'contratar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
seguridad
- arrendar
- tomar
English:
book
- contract
- engage
- hire
- hire out
- recruit
- sign
- sign on
- take on
- wrong
- employ
- take
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contratar vt
1. [obreros, personal, detective] to hire;
[deportista] to sign
2. [servicio, obra, mercancía]
contratar algo a alguien to contract for sth with sb
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contratar
v/t trabajadores hire, take on; servicios contract
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contratar vt
1) : to contract for
2) : to hire, to engage
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contratar vb (en general) to take on [pt. took; pp. taken] / to hire
han contratado a un empleado nuevo they've taken on a new worker

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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