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spin-off

noun [C] uk   /ˈspɪn.ɒf/ us    /-ɑːf/
a product that develops from another more important product: The research has had spin-offs in the development of medical equipment. a programme or other show involving characters from a previous programme: The stage show is a spin-off from a television programme.
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