Offshore meaning

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Moving off or away from the shore.

An offshore wind.

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Situated or in operation at some distance from shore.
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Engaged in outside the U.S. as by U.S. banks or manufacturers.

Offshore investments, offshore assembly plants.

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Away or far from the shore; seaward.
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Outside the U.S.

To borrow money offshore.

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The relatively flat, irregularly shaped zone that extends outward from the breaker zone to the edge of the continental shelf. The water depth in this area is usually at least 10 m (33 ft). The offshore is continually submerged.
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A term used to refer to a domestic company that is registered to do business in a country other than where most of its business is transacted. For instance, in the United States, an offshore company would be one that is incorporated in Bermuda even though the vast majority of its business operations are in the United States. Offshore investment companies, such as mutual funds, still must comply with all U.S. regulations if they are doing business in the United States.
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Moving away from the shore.
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Located in the sea away from the coast.

An offshore oil rig.

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Located in another country, especially one having beneficial tax laws.
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Away from the shore.
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At some distance from the shore.
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To use foreign labour to substitute for local labour.
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Offshore is defined as away or far from the shore.

An example of offshore used as an adverb is in the phrase "offshore drilling," which means drilling for oil at a great distance from the shore.

An example of offshore used as an adverb is in the phrase "opening an account offshore," which means having an account in a financial institution which is located in a foreign country.

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The definition of offshore is moving off, away or located at a distance from the shore.

An example of offshore used as an adjective is in the phrase "offshore account," which means a banking account held in a foreign financial institution.

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Moving or directed away from the shore.

An offshore wind.

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Away from the shore.

The storm moved offshore.

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At a distance from the shore.

A boat moored offshore.

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The comparatively flat region of submerged land extending seaward from beyond the region where breakers form to the edge of the continental shelf.
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To outsource (production or services) to another country.
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