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adjective offshore pronunciation in British English /ˌɒfˈʃɔː(r)/
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    [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
    1. b.
      an offshore wind is blowing away from the land, towards the sea
      Avoid offshore winds and don’t sail alone.

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 offshore pronunciation in British English adverb
They’re going to be working offshore.
The wind was blowing offshore.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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