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noun [countable] offspring pronunciation in American English /ˈɔfˌsprɪŋ/
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  1. 1
    biology someone’s child or children

    conflicts between parents and offspring

    1. a.
      the baby or babies of an animal

      The birds will see you as a threat to their offspring.

  2. 2
    something that has developed as a result of something else

    Jungle is an offspring of techno and jazz.



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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