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adjective offshore pronunciation in British English /ˌɒfˈʃɔː(r)/
  1. 1
    [usually before noun] in the sea, not on the land. This word is used especially for talking about the oil industry

    China has huge offshore and onshore oil reserves.

    an offshore oil rig

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offshore

 offshore pronunciation in British English  adverb

They're going to be working offshore.

The wind was blowing offshore.

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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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