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offside British & World English

(Of a player in some sports) occupying a position on the field where playing the ball or puck is not allowed, especially (in soccer) in the attacking half ahead of the ball and having fewer than two defenders nearer the goal line at the moment the ball is played

off side in off British & World English

The half of the field (as divided lengthways through the pitch) towards which the batsman’s feet are pointed when standing to receive the ball

the off side in offside British & World English

The side of a vehicle furthest from the kerb (in Britain, the right)

offside trap British & World English

A manoeuvre in which players in the defending team push upfield in order to put one or more opposing players into an offside position