Definition of off–the–shelf
: available as a stock item : not specially designed or custom-made <off–the–shelf software>
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OFF–THE–SHELF Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of off–the–shelf for English Language Learners
: available for sale from a store's supply of goods : not specially designed or custom-made
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