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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Roads
off-roadˌoff-ˈroad adjective [usually before noun]  1 TTRdesigned to be used on rough ground as well as on roads an off-road vehicle2 going over rough ground off-road cycling off-road tracksoff-road adverb
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off-roadSure, a third of the new cycle network is off-road but crucially, two thirds aren't.More and more people from urban areas are using off-road cycles out of towns so a tolerance towards them is also necessary.Wish I had my off-road jeep four by four.Being a super-duper well-'ard off-road jobbie, your machine can take a fair amount of punishment before falling to bits.We trained hard as well but the snow stopped us from doing too much off-road riding.For off-road use, it comes with skid plates underneath.Good for hikers, but bad for off-road vehicle enthusiasts.Low range felt more like a gesture to off-road work than a useful step-down in speed.off-road vehicleGood for hikers, but bad for off-road vehicle enthusiasts.
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