outsourcing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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outsourcingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈaʊtˌsɔːsɪŋ/ PRODUCTION, HR, WORKPLACE
a ​situation in which a ​companyemploys another ​organization to do some of its ​work, rather than using its own ​employees to do it: E-commerce, ​globalization, and outsourcing are all ​changing the ​production and ​distribution of ​products and ​services.the outsourcing of sth (to sth) Proposals to ​reduce the ​currentworkload are expected to ​include the outsourcing of some ​planningwork to the ​privatesector.
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