farm out
transitive verb Date: circa 1600 1. to turn over (as a job) for performance by another usually under contract 2. a. to put (as children) into the hands of another for care b. to send (as a baseball player) to a farm team 3. to exhaust (land) by farming especially by continuously raising one crop

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