Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The region of land extending from the backshore to the beginning of the offshore zone.

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  • noun The region extending seaward from the shoreline.
  • noun US, business Non-US operations locations near the US, as Mexico or the Caribbean.
  • verb US, business To move operations to locations near the US, as Mexico or the Caribbean.

Etymologies

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near +‎ shore

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By analogy with offshore

Examples

  • In some instances such as nearshore, high-intensity operations, increased waste can adversely affect the environment by decreasing dissolved oxygen levels in the water column.

    Aquapod®

  • Survey of Outsourcing A new trend in outsourcing is to set up shop in the U.S., as more companies look to "nearshore," rather than offshore opportunities.

    How Offshore Outsourcing Affects Customer Satisfaction

  • In some instances such as nearshore, high-intensity operations, increased waste can adversely affect the environment by decreasing dissolved oxygen levels in the water column.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The establishment of the El Paso site follows Patni's recent move to open a "nearshore" center in Queretaro, Mexico, to serve North American and Latin American markets and augment the company's global delivery capabilities.

    Bobsguide Financial Industry News

  • The strategic location is the crux of the company's "nearshore" model that adapts traditional offshore models by locating new offices in the same hemisphere as current projects.

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

  • The strategic location is the crux of the company's "nearshore" model that adapts traditional offshore models by locating new offices in the same hemisphere as current projects.

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

  • With "nearshore" and offshore sourcing, the global equation has changed.

    Bing: sourcing globalization

  • "The quality of Jamaica's human capital, its business-friendly environment and competitive cost structure position Jamaica to become the leading 'nearshore' destination for medical transcription outsourcing," said Dr. Josephs.

    Torontoist

  • NARS is a leading ARM/BPO provider in the "nearshore" markets of Central America and the Caribbean with flagship operations in Panama City, Panama and Montego Bay, Jamaica, as well as domestic sites in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • NARS is a leading ARM/BPO provider in the "nearshore" markets of Central America and the Caribbean with flagship operations in Panama City, Panama and Montego Bay, Jamaica, as well as domestic sites in St. Louis and Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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