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English definition of “onshore”

onshore

adverb     /ˌɒnˈʃɔːr/
FINANCE, TAX to a country where you pay normal rates of tax: The drawback of investing overseas is that tax will need to be paid when the money is brought back onshore.
NATURAL RESOURCES, PRODUCTION onto land from the sea: By the end of the day, all 1,400 workers had been brought onshore and the company's wells had been shut.
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(Definition of onshore adverb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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