outsourcer

noun

out·​sourc·​er
ˌau̇tˈsōrsə(r),
-ˈsȯ(r)s-
1
: a company that procures some of its goods or services from usually smaller specialized companies
2
: a specialized company that provides goods or services to a usually larger company

Word History

First Known Use

1987, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of outsourcer was in 1987

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“Outsourcer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outsourcer. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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