[neer-shawr-ing, ‐shohr-]


the practice of moving one's employees or business activities from a distant country back to a country that is nearby: The U.S.-based company is focusing on the nearshoring of its customer-service operations from India to Canada.Compare offshoring.

Origin of nearshoring

modeled on offshoring Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019