near + shore
- The region extending seaward from the shoreline.
By analogy with offshore.
- (US, business) Non-US operations located near the US, for example in Mexico or the Caribbean.
nearshore (third-person singular simple present nearshores, present participle nearshoring, simple past and past participle nearshored)
- (US, business) To move operations to locations near the US, such as Mexico or the Caribbean.