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 n.— «Outsourcing proper is not quite as common as one might think—outsourcing is not simply a contractual relationship like buying and selling or simply engaging people services—something commonly known as “bodyshopping” or “out-tasking.”» —“Read the small print” by David Barrett Legal Week (London, England) Oct. 6, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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