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Definition of off-street in English:


(Of parking facilities) not on a public road: off-street parking areas
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  • The council says it had been trying to encourage people to use off-street car parks to ease congestion on busy city-centre routes.
  • Controversial proposals to increase off-street car parking charges by five per cent are also on the table.
  • This was done in an effort to make the street more pedestrian friendly and encourage drivers to use the off-street car parks.

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