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crowdsourcing Syllabification: crowd·sourc·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈkroudˌsôrsiNG/

Definition of crowdsourcing in English:


The practice of obtaining information or input into a task or project by enlisting the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet: crowdsourcing is less expensive than hiring a professional translator [as modifier]: data scientists were among the earliest and most enthusiastic users of crowdsourcing services
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  • Cake Shop, a small club that showcases new talent, is turning to crowdsourcing in an attempt to solve its financial problems.
  • He rejected the ethos of crowdsourcing, saying that this isn't about getting as much out of your audience as you can just to cut costs, but stressed that this was more about collaboration.
  • A soured economy has prompted a boom in crowdsourcing, but this is a creative, efficient trend that will outlast the recession

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