nearshore

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

near +‎ shore

Noun[edit]

nearshore

  1. The region extending seaward from the shoreline.

Etymology 2[edit]

By analogy with offshore

Noun[edit]

nearshore

  1. (US, business) Non-US operations located near the US, for example in Mexico or the Caribbean.

Verb[edit]

nearshore ‎(third-person singular simple present nearshores, present participle nearshoring, simple past and past participle nearshored)

  1. (US, business) To move operations to locations near the US, such as Mexico or the Caribbean.