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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoffendingof‧fend‧ing /əˈfendɪŋ/ adjective [only before noun]  1 the offending ...2 relating to or guilty of an illegal offence offending behaviour the offending vehicle3 making people feel angry or insulted syn offensive his offending remarks
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offendingCensorship only exposes the offending article to a greater public.Where agreement can not be reached with offending dealers, legal action will be taken.He represents the Shinagawa area of Tokyo, and so has no worries about offending farmers.The offending food turned out to be spoiled potato salad.Nor was it clear from the 1538 injunctions whether the offending images should simply be removed or totally destroyed.Needless to say, no lunch for him, as he retreated amidst hoots and laughter, carrying the offending object.Certainly, the exhibitor could be required to remove the offending poster by virtue of section 5.
From Longman Business Dictionaryoffendingof‧fend‧ing /əˈfendɪŋ/ adjective the offending... the thing that is causing a problemHe demanded that the offending paragraph be deleted.The company told the judge that the offending ads would no longer be used.
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