Definition of off-message in English:


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  • (Of a politician) departing from the official party line.
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    • The congressman has been increasingly off-message on Northern Ireland since becoming chair of the House Committee on Homeland Security.
    • If it caused any anger or upset and in some way got the candidate off-message for the past last couple of days of the Wisconsin campaign, I meant no offense.
    • In public-relations terms, the colonel was a tad off-message.

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