Definition of offside noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

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    BrE BrE//ˌɒfˈsaɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɔːfˈsaɪd//
    , NAmE//ˌɑːfˈsaɪd//
    (also US English offsides) the fact of being offside in a game such as football (soccer ) or hockey The goal was disallowed for offside. See related entries: Soccer
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    BrE BrE//ˈɒfsaɪd//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːfsaɪd//
    , NAmE//ˈɑːfsaɪd//
    (British English) the side of a vehicle that is furthest from the edge of the road The offside was damaged. opposite nearside See related entries: Features of roads

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