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1       adj   Offshore means situated or happening in the sea, near to the coast.  
ADJ n  
...Britain's offshore oil industry., ...offshore islands.     
      Offshore is also an adverb., adv   ADV after v, be ADV, oft amount ADV  
One day a larger ship anchored offshore..., When they hit the rocks, they were just 500 yards offshore.     
2       adj   An offshore wind blows from the land towards the sea.  
ADJ n  
3       adj   Offshore investments or companies are located in a place, usually an island, which has fewer tax regulations than most other countries.     (BUSINESS)   ADJ n  
The island offers a wide range of offshore banking facilities.     
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