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English definition of “off”

off

adjective, adverb [not gradable] (NOT AT)   /ɔf/
not at work or school, esp. being at home or on vacation: I’m going to take a week off to work on my house. I’m off next week. The kids get off early from school today. off duty To be off duty is to not be working, usually because you have finished work for the day: She goes off duty at midnight. An off-duty police officer on his way home interrupted a crime in progress.
(Definition of off adjective, adverb (NOT AT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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