There are 2 main definitions of offshoring in English:

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offshoring 1

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.
Example sentences
  • The TAA program should be expanded to cover individuals dislocated by offshoring in service industries or in public employment.
  • They have reacted with a mixture of dismay and anger to the spate of legislative activity aimed at banning overseas outsourcing or offshoring of government contracts.
  • It is time to expand this program to workers who lose service jobs to offshoring.

Origin

1980s: from offshore + -ing1.

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There are 2 main definitions of offshoring in English:

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offshoring 2

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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