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Adverb: offshore  'óf'shor
  1. Away from shore; away from land
    "cruising three miles offshore"
Adjective: offshore  'óf'shor
  1. (of winds) coming from the land
    "offshore winds";
    - seaward
     
  2. At some distance from the shore
    "offshore oil reserves"; "an offshore island"
     
  3. Located in another country, esp. one having low rates of tax
    "an offshore bank account"

See also: marine

Antonym: inshore, onshore

Encyclopedia: Offshore