Meaning of “offshoot” in the English Dictionary

"offshoot" in American English

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offshootnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɔfˌʃut/

something that has developed from something larger that already existed:

Cyber cafes are just the latest offshoot of the Internet craze.

(Definition of “offshoot” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"offshoot" in Business English

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offshootnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒfʃuːt/ us

WORKPLACE a company or activity that has developed from one that already existed:

The company's internet offshoot is already making enormous profits.

(Definition of “offshoot” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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