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offset

Translation of offset in Spanish:

transitive verb present -sets present participle -setting past tense & past participle -set

American English: /ˌɔfˈsɛt/
, /ˈɔfˌsɛt/
British English: /ˈɒfsɛt/
, /ɒfˈsɛt/
  • 1.1 (compensate for)
    (costs/loss/shortfall)
    to offset something against something
    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)
    imprimir en offset

noun

American English: /ˈɔfˌsɛt/
, /ˈɑfˌsɛt/
British English: /ˈɒfsɛt/
  • (Printing)
    (before noun) (printing/reproduction)
    en offset
    Example sentences
    • It is within that context that we should see this group of about one hundred offset lithographs published in 1970 and 1971.
    • ‘It is one of the most heated debates in the print world: offset vs. direct lithography,’ said Creyts.
    • The offset printing machines allow the simultaneous printing of both sides of the banknotes.

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