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offshore

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.Coasts and beachesBays and gulfsTerms for location and direction used at sea

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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