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off–season

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noun off–sea·son \ˈȯf-ˌsē-zən\

Simple Definition of off–season

  • : a period of time when travel to a particular place is less popular and prices are usually lower

  • sports : a period of time when official games, tournaments, etc., are not being played

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of off–season

  1. :  a time of suspended or reduced activity; especially :  the time during which an athlete is not training or competing

1848

First Known Use of off–season

1848


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