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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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offeringof‧fer‧ing /ˈɒfərɪŋ $ ˈɒː-, ˈɑː-/ noun [countable]  1 AFIRSTa book, play, piece of music etc that someone has written recently the latest offering from Nanci Griffith2 RRGIVEsomething that is given to God3 something that is given as a present to please someone burnt offering at burnt2(2), → peace offering
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offeringNor will it keep Century 21 offerings off major Internet real-estate networks.Therapeutics Inc. is planning an offering of 2 million shares of common stock.Though initial offerings in a handful of years did buck this trend, they did so by tiny amounts.the latest offering from Disney's Buena Vista studiosIt follows four major initial public offerings of such search firms in the last three months.Between the two, there's a warm goat cheese croquette with beet tartare, oysters Rockefeller, and other seductive offerings.Internet stock offerings are taking anxious investors on a roller coaster of ups and downs, and Yahoo!The Taligent offering is a 32-bit operating environment being built from scratch around a new object model.The lunch menu includes some tempting vegetarian offerings.
From Longman Business Dictionaryofferingof‧fer‧ing /ˈɒfərɪŋˈɒː-, ˈɑː-/ noun [countable usually singular]1a product or service sold by a company, or a number of these considered as a groupLike most new high-tech products when they first hit the market, its latest offering (=its most recent product) won’t be cheap.The company broadened its offering (=made more products available) of home health-care products.2FINANCE an occasion when shares, bonds etc are made available for sale, or the amount involvedThe bank plans to raise $1.25 billion in a stock offering later this month.Proceeds of the share offering will be used to reduce the company’s debt.Nomura Securitiesunderwrote (=arranged) the offering. blank check offering initial public offering private offering public offering shelf offering
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