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English definition of “off”

off

adjective (BELOW USUAL LEVEL)    /ɒf/ US  /ɑːf/
below the usual standard or rate : I'm having an off day today - I just can't seem to do anything right !Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
(Definition of off adjective (BELOW USUAL LEVEL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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