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“in-house” in English

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in-houseadjective, adverb

uk /ˌɪnˈhaʊs/ us /ˌɪnˈhaʊs/

(Definition of “in-house” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“in-house” in American English

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in-houseadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

/ɪnˈhɑʊs, ˈɪnˌhɑʊs/

involving a company and its employees at the place where they work, and not other companies or people who are not regular employees:

Findory’s technology was developed in-house.
in-house lawyers

(Definition of “in-house” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“in-house” in Business English

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uk /ˌɪnˈhaʊs/ us also inhouse

WORKPLACE something that is done in-house is done by employees within an organization rather than by other companies or independent workers:

Many corporations are contracting out support functions that do not need to be carried out in-house.


uk /ˌɪnˈhaʊs/ us

WORKPLACE working or being done within an organization:

in-house training
an inhouse team/lawyer/staff


(Definition of “in-house” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)