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He had told the women that he had funds in offshore accounts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For others, offshore wind and solar power are offering alternative income streams. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Compared with offshore wind energy, tidal energy is very, very predictable. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The union says that minimum standards would bring the sector into line with the offshore oil industry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Putting the fund in an offshore centre significantly reduces those risks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can walk or swim to the first two offshore islands. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cyprus has sought to establish itself as an offshore banking centre. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Offshore wind needs to become competitive with other forms of generation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The ships will be used to supply offshore oil and gas platforms. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The value of the offshore islands as patterns for devolution was limited. Frank Welsh THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)Britain is the world leader in its commitment to building offshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In our interconnected economies there are no longer any offshore islands. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ministers will soon announce which firms have been granted onshore and offshore oil and gas licences. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The biggest applause came when he said that all shadow banking systems and offshore tax havens should be outlawed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Hundreds of offshore wind turbines could be suffering from a design flaw that makes them sink into the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She argues that the regime would give banks and credit card companies a legal justification for cutting off funds to rogue offshore sites. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The island's economy has become dependent on the secretive business of offshore banking. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Indeed, many wealthy people avoid tax altogether by moving their funds offshore. Times, Sunday Times (2016)PT has been hit by the plunging oil price because of its dependence on the offshore exploration industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'offshore'

British English: offshore ADJECTIVE
Offshore means situated or happening in the sea, near to the coast.
...the offshore oil industry.
  • American English: offshore
  • Brazilian Portuguese: costeiro
  • Chinese: 海上的
  • European Spanish: costero
  • French: offshore
  • German: Offshore-
  • Italian: vicino alla costa
  • Japanese: 沖の
  • Korean: 연안의
  • European Portuguese: costeiro
  • Spanish: costero


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