[ kroud-sawrs, -sohrs ]
/ ˈkraʊdˌsɔrs, -ˌsoʊrs /
verb (used with or without object), crowd·sourced, crowd·sourc·ing.
to utilize (labor, information, etc.) contributed by the general public to (a project), often via the Internet and without compensation: The team's use of Facebook to crowdsource accurate scientific data allowed the project to be completed on time. The newspaper crowdsourced its investigation into the scandal.
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Related formscrowd·sourc·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crowdsource
/ (ˈkraʊdˌsɔːs) /
to outsource work to an unspecified group of people, typically by making an appeal to the general public on the internet
Derived Formscrowdsourcing, noun
Word Origin for crowdsource
c21: from crowd + (out)source
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