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offer

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈɒfər/
to ask someone if they would like to have something or if they would like you to do something: offer sb sth They offered me a key role on the project.offer sb a job/promotion She was offered a job in Singapore but turned it down.offer sb a chance/opportunity The cable provider offers advertisers the chance to buy ads that run only in specific neighborhoods.offer sth to sb The airline company offers cheap flights to airline staff.offer to do sth Some grain dealers were offering to buy cash grain from farmers, but only at a discount.
to provide or supply a product or service: offer sb sth The package promises to offer customers even cheaper financial services. We have decided to offer free trials with retailers. The package offers 11 nights in Kenya from $1569 per person.
to say that you will pay a particular amount of money for something: offer $20/£200/$2 million, etc. for sth All three prospective bidders have indicated that they would offer about $1.1 billion for the company.offer sb sth He offered me lots of money for my car.
FINANCE to make shares, etc. available for sale: They are offering 6.4 million shares with an estimated price range of $10-12.
to provide or have particular features or advantages: Future generations of products may offer improved price or performance features. The group expects the new devices to be offered as standard equipment on vehicles.
(Definition of offer verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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