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adverb & adjective
In a country rather than operating from outside but in relation to it.[as adverb] ‘the people we're putting in-country will get instructions from satellite radios’
- ‘Typically the station operates out of an in-country US installation, with or without the knowledge of the host country.’
- ‘The drain in skilled personnel is not a recent phenomenon; the brain drain has been the most obvious and cheap method to get workers from outside to meet the in-country demand.’
- ‘And then it hands over management of its own in-country operation to that very same company.’
- ‘One of the chief challenges for Shanghai's bid for regional HQ status is China's relatively tough regulations on in-country holding companies.’
- ‘The training has begun to have a multiplying effect with initial in-country training now extending to courses conducted outside Iraq.’
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