Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “onshore”

See all translations

onshore

adjective
 
 
/ˌɒnˈʃɔːr/
FINANCE, TAX used to describe companies and banks that are based in a country where they pay normal rates of tax, or to describe the services of these companies or banks : The strict regulations imposed by onshore banks make tax evasion difficult.onshore account/banking/funds The award-winning fund manager offers a range of 35 onshore funds.
NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION on land rather than in the sea: an onshore windfarm/oil field The energy supplier has invested heavily in developing onshore windfarms. onshore exploration/drilling/production Other major oil groups do not have onshore production in the country. →  Compare offshore
Translations of “onshore”
in Chinese (Traditional) 向岸上(的),向陸地(的), 陸上(的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 向岸上(的),向陆地(的), 陆上(的)…
(Definition of onshore adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of onshore?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “onshore”

Definitions of “onshore” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More