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noun [countable]     offer pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a statement in which you offer to give someone something if they want it
    offer of:

    the government’s offer of financial aid

    accept/take an offer:

    After thinking about it, I’ve decided to accept your offer.

    turn down an offer (=refuse it):

    I said they could use my car, but they turned down the offer.

    a job offer:

    I’ve had a few interviews, but no job offers yet.

    1. a.
      a price that you say you will pay for something

      We’ve accepted an offer of £250,000.

      make someone an offer for/on something:

      Did he make you an offer for the bike?

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    2. b.
      a statement in which you offer to do something

      the city’s offer to build a new stadium

  2. 2
    a special price that is lower than the usual price for something

    a half-price offer on all televisions

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