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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
offshoot /'ɔ:fʃu:t/
  • danh từ
    • (thực vật học) cành vượt
    • chi nhánh
      • the offshoot of a family: một chị họ
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 branch, spur; shoot, limb, bough, twig, stem, appendage, sucker, sprout, sprig, tendril, scion:
There is an offshoot of this road that goes up the hill. The offshoots are trained to grow along the arms of the espalier
2 descendant, relation, relative, kin, kindred, offspring, scion, heir:
One offshoot of the family later emigrated to the United States.
3 outgrowth, development, branch, spin-off; by-product, derivative:
An offshoot of the company manufactures optical instruments. The sale of gravel for concrete is an offshoot of our mining operations.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a thing that develops from sth, especially a small organization that develops from a larger one
2 (technical) a new stem that grows on a plant

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