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off–the–shelf

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of off–the–shelf

  1. made beforehand in large numbers <she chose to have her computer designed to her specifications rather than buying an off-the-shelf machine> Synonyms bought, mass-produced, off-the-peg [chiefly British], off-the-rack, off-the-shelf, store, store-boughtRelated Words ready-to-wear; commercial; prefab, prefabricated; hand-me-downNear Antonyms handcrafted, handmade, homemadeAntonyms bespoke (also bespoken), custom, customized, custom-made, tailored, tailor-made




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