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adjective, adverb computing offline pronunciation in American English /ɔfˈlaɪn/ offline pronunciation in American English /ˈɔfˌlaɪn/
  1. 1
    not directly connected to a computer

    The printer was offline so I couldn't use it.

  2. 2
    working on a computer but not connected to the Internet

    I always download my e-mails and read them offline.

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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