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English definition of “outsource”


verb [I/T]    /ˈɑʊtˌsɔrs, -ˌsoʊrs/
to get work done by making a contract with another company to do it, often in another country , rather than in your own company : The candidate talks about working-class issues , particularly about jobs being outsourced overseas . outsourcing    /ˈɑʊtˌsɔr·sɪŋ, -ˌsoʊr·sɪŋ/ noun [U] Outsourcing might be inevitable , but that doesn't make it any more attractive to American workers .
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