in-house

[adjective in-hous; adverb in-hous]

adjective, adverb

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?

Nearby words

  1. in-fighting,
  2. in-flight,
  3. in-goal,
  4. in-group,
  5. in-home,
  6. in-joke,
  7. in-kind,
  8. in-law,
  9. in-laws,
  10. in-lb

Origin of in-house

First recorded in 1955–60

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British Dictionary definitions for inhouse

in-house

adjective, adverb

within an organization or groupan in-house job; the job was done in-house
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Word Origin and History for inhouse

inhouse

adj.

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

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