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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoff-centreˌoff-ˈcentre British English, off-center American English adjective [not before noun]  MIDDLEnot exactly in the centre of something Place the photo slightly off-centre, so that there is more space on the page.
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off-centreHe had protruding ears and a thatch of curly hair that sat on his head like a woolly beret, slightly off-centre.As in billiards, a direct collision results in backward scattering and an off-centre collision results in forward scattering.An off-centre opening at the back was secured with over 50 covered buttons.With hindsight, such viewpoints may be seen as irrelevant, off-centre, or temporary.Moreover, and to add insult to injury, these off-centre policies are never supported by a clear majority of the electorate.The only thing that lets it down in this area is a slightly off-centre truss rod cover.It was one of those featureless, slightly off-centre voices.The densely stitched image has a sketched, animated quality. it sits off-centre with an odd perspective, as if seen from above.
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