Definitions for outsourceˈaʊtˌsɔrs, -ˌsoʊrs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•sourceˈaʊtˌsɔrs, -ˌsoʊrs(v.t.)-sourced, -sourc•ing.

  1. to purchase (goods) or subcontract (services) from an outside company.

    Category: Business

Origin of outsource:

1975–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outsource(verb)

    obtain goods or services from an outside supplier; to contract work out

    "Many companies outsource and hire consultants in order to maintain a flexible workforce"

Wiktionary

  1. outsource(Verb)

    To transfer the management and/or day-to-day execution of an entire business function to a third-party service provider.

    They decided to outsource the design and manufacture of the system to a vendor.


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