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[adj. in-hous; adv. in-hous] /adj. ˈɪnˌhaʊs; adv. ˈɪnˈhaʊs/
adjective, adverb
within, conducted within, or utilizing an organization's own staff or resources rather than external or nonstaff facilities:
in-house research; Was the ad created in-house or by an outside advertising agency?
Origin of in-house
1955-60 Unabridged
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  • Some of these pieces are produced inhouse others are the work of freelancers.
  • Apart from the earliest episodes, concentration was an nbc inhouse production.
British Dictionary definitions for inhouse


adjective, adverb
within an organization or group: an in-house job, the job was done in-house
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for inhouse

also in-house, 1955, from in + house.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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