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offshoring 1

Line breaks: off|shor¦ing
Pronunciation: /ɒfˈʃɔːrɪŋ/

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noun

[mass noun]
The practice of basing some of a company’s processes or services overseas, so as to take advantage of lower costs.

Origin

1980s: from offshore + -ing1.

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offshoring 2 Syllabification: off·shor·ing
Pronunciation: /äfˈSHôriNG/

noun

The practice of basing some of a company’s processes or services overseas, so as to take advantage of lower costs.

Origin

1980s: from offshore + -ing1.

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