How would one combine the sigular and plural possessive forms of contractor into one form? Like for example contractor’(s’).
A friend of mine is busy editing a fairly technical document and arrived at an interesting dilemma. We were confused over how to use the ’s possessive in a sentence regarding contractor liability.
The sentence had to cover not only the singular contractor and the plural contractors, but also the possessive form, like contractor’s and contractors’ both.
How do you do that? Or would one rather use the plural and imply that the singular in included in the meaning?