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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"
Adverb: offshore  'óf'shor
  1. Away from shore; away from land
    "cruising three miles offshore"
Verb: offshore  'óf'shor
  1. Move (an operation, division, service, etc) to another country, e.g. where operation is cheaper

Derived forms: offshores, offshoring, offshored

See also: marine

Antonym: inshore, onshore

Encyclopedia: Offshore