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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
offset /'ɔ:fset/
  • danh từ
    • chồi cây, mầm cây
    • núi ngang, hoành sơn
    • sự đền bù, sự bù đắp
    • (ngành in) sự in ôpxet; bản in ôpxet; sự đánh giây mực (từ tờ mới in sang tờ giấy sạch)
    • (kiến trúc) rìa xiên (ở tường)
    • khoảng cách thẳng góc với đường chính (khi quan trắc) ((cũng) offset line)
    • (kỹ thuật) khuỷu ống (để có thể lắp qua được chỗ vướng)
    • ngoại động từ
      • bù lại, đền bù, bù đắp
      • (ngành in) in ôpxet
      • ( ngành cơ khí ) bù, bầu
    Concise Dictionary
    offsetting|offsets'ɔfset /'ɒf-
    +the time at which something is supposed to begin
    +a compensating equivalent
    +a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
    +a natural consequence of development
    +a plate makes an inked impression on a rubber-blanketed cylinder, which in turn transfers it to the paper
    +structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly
    +compensate for or counterbalance
    +make up for
    +cause (printed matter) to transfer or smear onto another surface
    +create an offset in
    +produce by offset printing

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 compensate, counterbalance, countervail, counterpoise, counteract, balance (out), equalize, even (out or up), square, cancel (out), neutralize, nullify, make up (for), atone (for), redress; recompense, repay, make amends or restitution, make good, reimburse, indemnify:
    The votes from the Centre offset those lost to the Far Left. How are you going to offset losses resulting from pilferage by shop assistants?
    2 compensation, counterbalance, counteraction, check, equalizer, neutralizer:
    The bank manager considered the money owed to the company as sufficient offset for the money owed by it.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, adjective
    + verb (offsetting, offset, offset) [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?
    + 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
    Collocation Dictionary


    largely, substantially | completely, exactly | more than
    The company's losses in the USA were more than offset by gains everywhere else.
    | partially, partly


    help (to)
    The money will help offset big medical bills.


    Your donations to charity can be offset against tax.

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