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Definition of offshore adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    offshore

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˌɒfˈʃɔː(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɔːfˈʃɔːr//
     
    , NAmE//ˌɑːfˈʃɔːr//
     
     
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  1. 1in the sea, not far from the land a ship anchored offshore compare inshore, onshore (1)
  2. 2if the wind is blowing offshore, it is blowing from the land towards the sea compare onshore (2)
  3. 3(business) in a country that has more generous tax laws than other places profits earned offshore

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