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off-message

adverb [after verb], adjective uk   /ˌɒfˈmes.ɪdʒ/ us    /ˌɑːf-/ UK
An off-message politician says things in public that are different from the official ideas of their political party: He was criticized severely by party leaders for going off-message during the debate.
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in Chinese (Traditional) (政治家)言論偏離本黨主張(的)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (政治家)言论偏离本党主张(的)…
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