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adjective, adverb uk   /ˌɒfˈʃɔːr/  us   /ˌɑːfˈʃɔːr/
away from or at a distance from the coast: offshore engineering an offshore breeze The wind was blowing offshore.


adjective uk   /ˌɒfˈʃɔːr/  us   /ˌɑːfˈʃɔːr/
(of companies and banks) based in a different country with different tax rules that cost less money: offshore banking/funds
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