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crowdsourcing

noun crowd·sourc·ing \ˈkrad-ˌsr-siŋ\

Definition of CROWDSOURCING

:  the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people and especially from the online community rather than from traditional employees or suppliers

Origin of CROWDSOURCING

2crowd + outsourcing
First Known Use: 2006

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