Definition of inside job in English:

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inside job

noun

informal
A crime committed by or with the assistance of a person living or working on the premises where it occurred.
Example sentences
  • Could this be an inside job or a staged kidnapping?
  • In this case, though, prosecutors say the scam was an inside job.
  • If, in fact, it's a kidnapping case, of course, is that an inside job or unknown intruder or acquaintance?

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Syllabification: in·side job

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