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offshore in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoffshoreoff‧shore /ˌɒfˈʃɔː◂ $ ˌɒːfˈʃɔːr◂/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 TTWin or under the sea and not far from the coastinshore, onshore 🔊 offshore oil fields 🔊 an offshore island2 offshore banks/companies/investments etc3 offshore wind/current etcoffshore adverb 🔊 a boat anchored offshore
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offshoreNeedless to say, the use of offshore centres is never far from being a controversial matter.People hold domestic deposits despite the higher interest rate on offshore deposits because they associate greater political risk with offshore deposits.Hamilton has estimated that these two projects and the offshore development will create some 3,000 construction jobs and over 200 permanent jobs.Most are offshore financial centres also targeted by international watchdogs for loose banking regulation and harmful tax practices.offshore fishingMore than 100 offshore funds pay an income in sterling.To enable waves to break some distance offshore it is necessary that the offshore profile should possess a very gentle gradient.Conoco also disclosed it has started a review of offshore maintenance operations could lead to a jobs rundown.offshore oil reservesThe coupling of this offshore subsidence and onshore uplift will induce a flexure of the margin which will accentuate uplift inland.