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verb [intransitive/transitive]     crowdsource pronunciation in British English
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present participlecrowdsourcing
past tensecrowdsourced
past participlecrowdsourced
  1. to get ideas, opinions or help to develop something from a large number of people, usually members of the public using the internet

    You can directly message people who follow you as a way of crowdsourcing ideas for your next project.

    To get an idea what his new buyers want, he’s decided to crowdsource on eBay.

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an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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a sensational piece of news which does not map to reality, created to attract attention or damage somebody's reputation

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