paitsio

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  • Hyphenation: pait‧si‧o
  • IPA(key): [ˈpɑitsio]

Noun[edit]

paitsio

  1. (sports) offside (situation in various ballgames, where a player has advanced further ahead of the ball than the rules of the game would allow. Exact definition varies by game)
    olla paitsiossa
    to be offside/offsides
    paitsiossa oleva pelaaja
    an offside player
  2. limbo (in-between place, state or condition of neglect or oblivion which results in an unresolved status, delay or deadlock)
    Puolue on vähitellen ajautunut poliittiseen paitsioon, eikä se pysty vaikuttamaan maan asioihin.
    The party has little by little drifted into a political limbo and it cannot influence the affairs of the country.

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