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nearshore

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

near +‎ shore

NounEdit

nearshore

  1. The region extending seaward from the shoreline.

Etymology 2Edit

By analogy with offshore

NounEdit

nearshore

  1. (US, business) Non-US operations located near the US, for example in Mexico or the Caribbean.

VerbEdit

nearshore (third-person singular simple present nearshores, present participle nearshoring, simple past and past participle nearshored)

  1. (US, business) To move operations to locations near the US, such as Mexico or the Caribbean.