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offshoringnoun [U]

uk   /ˌɒfˈʃɔːr.ɪŋ/  us   /ˌɑːfˈʃɔːr-/
the ​act of ​paying someone in another ​country to do ​part of a company's ​work
(Definition of offshoring from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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offshoringnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌɒfˈʃɔːrɪŋ/
ECONOMICS, HR, WORKPLACE the ​practice of a ​company having ​work done in another country, often because ​costs are ​lower there: Offshoring is not always the best ​option for a ​company.
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(Definition of offshoring from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 海外加工, 海外建厂, 离岸外包…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海外加工, 海外建廠, 離岸外包…
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