Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of outsource.
  • noun The transfer of a business function to an external service provider

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Examples

  • Where the term outsourcing will be thought of much as we think of a scab, a communist or a traitor today.

    Down to Zero

  • DAVID DREIER (R), CALIFORNIA: You know, Lou, I will tell you that the term outsourcing has really become a meaningless buzz word.

    CNN Transcript Apr 19, 2004

  • The term outsourcing is often used interchangeably-and incorrectly-with offshoring, usually by those in a heated debate.

    CIO.in

  • The term outsourcing is often used interchangeably-and incorrectly-with offshoring, usually by those in a heated debate.

    CIO.in

  • I think it's an off-chute of what I call outsourcing our life.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2006

  • I think it's an off-chute of what I call outsourcing our life.

    CNN Transcript Sep 2, 2006

  • That's what we call the outsourcing of virtue to the State so you can watch the Masterchef finale guilt free.

    The Daily Reckoning Australia

  • It's campaign season, so "outsourcing" is being used as a four-letter word.

    Outsourcing and the 21st-Century Economy

  • Heretofore he has been shown about as much interest in "outsourcing" (his term) foreign policy as he has toward an underdone steak, and if this report is to be believed, he's already got the White House looking for alternatives to the ISG report, branding the conclusions as "impractical or unrealistic."

    December 2006

  • They are joined by the Chamber of Commerce -- which is apparently using money from foreign corporations with interests in outsourcing American jobs to run ads that attack Democrats as "job killers."

    Robert Creamer: If You're Deciding Who to Support or Whether to Vote -- Follow the Money

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  • Unwort des Jahres 1996, Anwärter

    Imponierwort, das der Auslagerung/Vernichtung von Arbeitsplätzen einen seriösen Anstrich zu geben versucht

    www.unwortdesjahres.org

    January 15, 2008

  • "The assassination program - revealed to the US Congress in June by CIA director Leon Panetta - was launched in 2001 as a CIA-led effort to kill or capture top al-Qaeda members using the agency's paramilitary forces. But in 2004, after briefly terminating the program, agency officials decided to revive it under a different code name, using outside contractors, the officials said.

    'Outsourcing gave the agency more protection in case something went wrong,' said a retired intelligence officer intimately familiar with the assassination program."

    - Joby Warrick, CIA 'outsourced assassinations', theage.com.au, 21 August 2009.

    August 21, 2009

  • Outsource Video Editing : Outsource video editing services including subtitling, video sound editing, length cutting and color correction to Back Office Pro.

    For more information visit : http://www.backofficepro.com/editing/video.php

    October 20, 2013