insource

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verb, transitive + intransitive in·source \ˈin-ˌsȯrs\

Definition of insource

  1. :  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

1983

First Known Use of insource

1983


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