Definition of crowdsource in English:

crowdsource

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Pronunciation: /ˈkraʊdsɔːs
 
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verb

[with object]
Obtain (information or input into a particular task or project) by enlisting the services of a number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet: she crowdsourced advice on album art and even posted an early version of the song so fans could vote for their favorite chorus (as noun crowdsourcing) the paper seems more comfortable than many of its rivals wading into the world of crowdsourcing and citizen journalism
More example sentences
  • Amara has announced a new platform that allows YouTube publishers to crowdsource subtitles and translation for their published videos.
  • No social journalism tool would be complete without the ability to crowdsource reporting.
  • The California representative originally introduced the bill on Reddit in order to crowdsource suggestions and advice.

Origin

early 21st century: from crowd + source, after outsource.

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