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English definition of “global relocation”

global relocation

noun
 
 
HR
[U] the process of moving a business or some of its activities to another part of the world where the work can be done more cheaply: E-commerce technologies have enabled the global relocation of knowledge activities such as R&D, software development and call centers. → Compare outsourcing
[C or U] a situation in which an employee moves to another country to do their job: A global relocation can be stressful for all members of a family, especially if they need to learn a new language.
(Definition of global relocation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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