shoring

[ US /ˈʃɔɹɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈɔːɹɪŋ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the act of propping up with shores
  2. a beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
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How To Use shoring In A Sentence

  • Movements like onshoring, pushed by the current administration, have gained steam as the jobs market remains anemic.
  • For many multinationals, in fact, offshoring can be a public-relations nightmare at both ends of the pipeline.
  • And then came the off-shoring of America's industry and jobs hemorrhaged. Sen. Fritz Hollings: U.S. Is in a Trade War, Whether It Likes It or Not
  • In this regard, offshoring is likely to show up more in the compensation trends of our domestic workers in affected sectors than in their employment trends.
  • To date, 35 state legislatures have drafted bills addressing offshoring and 161 state laws restricting or banning offshoring have been proposed.
  • The short term savings from offshoring or onshoring are pocket change relative to losing the value of the intellectual property.
  • Attempts to shore up the value of a derivative without shoring up the value of the assets from which they ultimately derive their value are likely to be in vain however cleverly we may try to finagle.
  • Widespread opposition to a proposed Afghan law is less about liberating women than shoring up Western authority.
  • The new public relations manager has the difficult task of shoring up the company's troubled image.
  • Outsourced homeshoring jobs grew 20% last year, to 112,000 jobs, estimates tech-market researcher IDC, and will hit 330,000 by 2010. Archive 2006-01-01
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