offshore

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offshore (not comparable)

  1. Moving away from the shore.
  2. Located in the sea away from the coast.
    an offshore oil rig
  3. Located in another country, especially one having beneficial tax laws.

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offshore (not comparable)

  1. Away from the shore.
  2. At some distance from the shore.

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Verb[edit]

offshore (third-person singular simple present offshores, present participle offshoring, simple past and past participle offshored)

  1. To use foreign labour to substitute for local labour.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

Adjective[edit]

offshore (masculine and feminine, plural offshores)

  1. offshore, in the sea away from the coast
  2. offshore, in another country

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