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offset

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːfset; ˈɒfset/

Translation of offset in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (present/presente -sets present participle/participio presente, -setting past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, -set)

  • 1.1 (compensate for) [costs/loss/shortfall] compensar to offset sth against sth deducir* algo de algo any overpayment will be offset against your next invoice cualquier saldo a su favor le será deducido de su próxima factura
    Example sentences
    • An increasing university student population has partly offset these effects.
    • But part of the profit pressure is offset - at least on the income statement - with nonoperating gains.
    • The decline in the primary sector was to an extent offset by the growth in production in the secondary sector.
    1.2 [Printing/Imprenta] imprimir* en offset

noun/nombre

  • [Printing/Imprenta] offset (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [printing/reproduction] en offset

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