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offset

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offset

noun

Definition of OFFSET

1
a force or influence that makes an opposing force ineffective or less effective <a better performance this time will be an offset to last year's dismal showing>
Related Words trade-off; ballast, weight
2
the stopping of a process or activity <symptoms that were striking for their abrupt onset and their equally abrupt offset>

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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