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offsideadjective

uk   /ˌɒfˈsaɪd/ /ˌɑːfˈsaɪd/

offsidenoun

uk   /ˌɒfˈsaɪd/ us   /ˌɑːfˈsaɪd/
  • offside noun (VEHICLE/ROAD)

the offside uk   /ðiˈɒf.saɪd/ us   /ðiˈɑːf-/ [S] UK
the side of a vehicle that is furthest from the edge of the road and closest to the centre of the road when you are driving, i.e. (in the UK) the right side: The car was scraped all along the offside.
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