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 for offshore
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Offshore \Off"shore"\, a.
     1. From the shore; as, an offshore wind; an offshore signal.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Located in the waters near the shore; as, offshore
        drilling.
        [PJC]
  
     3. Operating or located in a foreign country; as, an offshore
        bank account; offshore mutual funds.
        [PJC] offside

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  offshore
      adv 1: away from shore; away from land; "cruising three miles
             offshore" [ant: onshore]
      adj 1: (of winds) coming from the land; "offshore winds" [syn:
             offshore, seaward] [ant: inshore, onshore,
             seaward, shoreward]
      2: at some distance from the shore; "offshore oil reserves"; "an
         offshore island"

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