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Schema

Schema is code that enables a machine to read it more effectively


schema reference

More or less synonym of "documentation".

service

Intangible product that cannot be stored or transported.

signatory

One of the parties which signs a contract or document.

standard

"A rule or set of rules or requirements which are widely agreed upon or imposed by government." (Wiktionary)

standing offer

A standing offer is an offer from a potential supplier to provide goods and/or services at pre-arranged prices, under set terms and conditions, when and if required. It is not a contract until the government issues a "call-up" against the standing offer.

status

In relation to the Open Contracting Data Standard, "status" is a code indicating the current situation of a part of the contracting process.

string

A sequence of characters

subcontract

Contract by which the contractor of a public contract acquires goods, services or works to another person or legal entity, intended for the fulfillment of the objective of the public contract.

subcontractor

The person or legal entity that supplies goods, services or works in a subcontract.


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