[ bak-sawrs, bak-sohrs ]
/ ˈbækˌsɔrs, ˈbækˌsoʊrs /

verb (used with or without object) back·sourced, back·sourc·ing.

(of a company or organization) to return outsourced jobs or functions to an in-house setting: The tech support from the Philippines has been backsourced to the home offices in Toronto.Our decision to backsource was based on both economic and political concerns.

Origin of backsource

First recorded in 2005–10; back2 + source

Related forms

back·sourc·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019