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[adjective in-hous; adverb in-hous]
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adjective, adverb
  1. within, conducted within, or utilizing an organization's own staff or resources rather than external or nonstaff facilities: in-house research; Was the ad created in-house or by an outside advertising agency?

Origin of in-house

First recorded in 1955–60
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British Dictionary definitions for inhouse


adjective, adverb
  1. within an organization or groupan in-house job; the job was done in-house
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Word Origin and History for inhouse


also in-house, 1955, from in + house.

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