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backsource

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

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Origin of backsource

First recorded in 2005–10; back2 + source

OTHER WORDS FROM backsource

back·sourc·ing, noun
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