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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of insource.
  • adj. Obtained by insourcing
  • adj. Having ones employment transferred back to an original employer after being outsourced


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  • As many as 27 jobs were transferred -- or, "insourced" -- away from the firm, back to the Crown corporation.

  • Jobs are not only getting outsourced but "insourced" too.

    Indian Labor Productivity, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • VILES: A preliminary version out in September, but they're also going to add up the jobs that are -- quote, unquote -- "insourced," brought by foreign.

    CNN Transcript May 17, 2004

  • Last year, despite extremely challenging financial circumstances for many newspapers around the world during the financial downturn, the majority of the 657 respondents indicated that their companies were in innovation mode, creating new print and digital products and new businesses, such as insourced printing, training and events.

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  • Big corporations have proved that every job that can't be outsourced to China will be "insourced" with low-paid 3rd-world immigrants. - Articles related to India eyeing Africa, Latin America for exports: Scindia

  • More jobs (and better paying ones) are "insourced" from foreign companies to America than we outsource.

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  • Besides, after all the jobs South Carolina has lost to Mexico and the rest of South America, no way that the state will want a South American honey, um, "insourced" as first lady -- even assuming that Sanford got a quick divorce and married lovely Maria.

    NBC Philadelphia -

  • But just the opposite happened, and the jobs that can't be outsourced are insourced by illegals and H1B visa workers who live in cramped quarters that violate minimum housing standards and work for slave wages. ruty

    Kyl calls for job creation

  • As companies have accelerated efforts to gain competitive advantage, the lines between what's insourced and outsourced have become increasingly blurred.

    Looking Outside The Four Walls

  • "The Department of Defense added 17,000 positions to its in-house workforce through insourcing," Gage wrote, "saving dollars for taxpayers whether the work was insourced for cost reasons or because it was inappropriate for outsourcing."

    Levin, federal workers slam Army's move to put brakes on insourcing


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