insource

verb
in·​source | \ ˈin-ˌsȯrs How to pronounce insource (audio) \
insourced; insourcing; insources

Definition of insource

: to procure (something, such as goods or services needed by a business or organization) from domestic or in-house sources rather than from foreign or outside suppliers : to contract for work, jobs, etc., to be done by in-house or domestic workers More recently, Physicians Mutual insourced the previously outsourced administration of a particular product.— Anne Rawland Gabriel Employment guarantees are not the only reason to insource, and car makers are not the only companies doing it.The Economist — compare outsource

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Going forward, the company built on outsourcing needs to insource a bunch of key disciplines and capabilities. Daniel Gross, Slate Magazine, "The company is trying to outsource its reckoning the way it outsources its labor. It’s failing.," 12 June 2017

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First Known Use of insource

1983, in the meaning defined above

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