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English definition of “off”

off

adverb (NOT AT WORK)    /ɒf/ US  /ɑːf/
A2 not at work ; at home or on holiday : I'm going to take/have some time off to work on my house . She was off sick last week . He's off at the moment - can I get him to call you back?Time off work
(Definition of off adverb (NOT AT WORK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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