homeshore

[ hohm-shawr, ‐shohr ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌʃɔr, ‐ˌʃoʊr /

verb (used with or without object), home·shored, home·shor·ing.

to allow (employees) to work from home rather than in an office or factory: Absenteeism is reduced when workers are homeshored.

Nearby words

  1. homeric simile,
  2. homeroom,
  3. homeschool,
  4. homeschooling,
  5. homescreetch,
  6. homeshoring,
  7. homesick,
  8. homesickness,
  9. homesite,
  10. homesource


Origin of homeshore

modeled on offshoring

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British Dictionary definitions for homeshoring

homeshoring

/ (ˈhəʊmˌʃɔːrɪŋ) /

noun

the practice of paying one's employees to work from home rather than in an officeAlso called: homesourcing

Word Origin for homeshoring

C21: from home + (off) shoring

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