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off·set / ˈɔfset; NAmE ˈɔːf-; ˈɑːf- / verb(off·set·ting, off·set, off·set)
[VN] ~ sth (against sth) to use one cost, payment or situation in order to cancel or reduce the effect of another
Prices have risen in order to offset the increased cost of materials.
(BrE) What expenses can you offset against tax ?
什么开支可以获得税项减免？ adjective[only before noun]
used to describe a method of printing in which ink is put onto a metal plate, then onto a rubber surface and only then onto the paper
The company’s losses in the USA were more than offset by gains everywhere else.
[搭配]VERB + OFFSET
The money will help offset big medical bills.
Your donations to charity can be offset against tax.
off∙set¹ / ˈɔf sɛt ; ˈɔfset /
◙verb (past tense and past participle offset) , present participle offsetting [T]
1. if the cost or amount of something offsets another cost or amount, the two things have an opposite effect so that the situation remains the same
»Cuts in prices for milk, butter, and cheese will be offset by direct payments to farmers.
»offset sth against sth
»He was able to offset his travel expenses against tax.
2. to make something look better by being close to it and different
»His blonde hair offset a deep tan.
off∙set² / ˈɔfsɛt ; ˈɔfset /
1. relating to a method of printing in which ink is put onto ROLLERS and the paper then passes between the rollers
♦offset noun [U]