In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(compensate for)(loss/shortfall/costs) compensarto offset sth against sth — deducir algo de algo
- any overpayment will be offset against your next invoice — cualquier saldo a su favor le será deducido de su próxima factura
2Impresiónimprimir en offset
1Impresiónoffset masculino(reproduction/printing) en offset
- But part of the profit pressure is offset - at least on the income statement - with nonoperating gains.
- The decline in the primary sector was to an extent offset by the growth in production in the secondary sector.
- Improvements in electricity and water supply have been offset by disruption caused by sabotage.
- The key question is whether wages will continue to grow fast enough to offset rising energy prices.
- Improved nutrition in some countries is being more than offset by a decline in others.
- In some instances, any tendency to increase prices may be more than offset by efficiencies resulting from a merger.
- Economics teaches us that lower margins are not necessarily bad and can be offset when a market is growing rapidly.
- All this upward pressure in demand offsets to a large degree the downward pull of rising interest rates in the national real estate market.
- Wi-Fi's strength as a broadband access technology has always been offset by its poor range.
- Correctly practiced martial arts can help offset these conditions or at least minimize their effects.
- An increasing university student population has partly offset these effects.
- So world markets tend to move in tandem, and foreign investment, especially index investing, offsets domestic risk less than it once did.
- The educational costs were offset by reduced payroll costs, so there was a pay-back in less than six months.
- With job losses in manufacturing and agriculture offset by job gains in construction, unemployment has remained low.
- Because oil is priced in dollars the surge in oil prices for the past few years has been offset by the strong euro which traded as high as $1.33 at one point in the cycle.
- Designing in the shade garden offers many challenges, but the wide palette of material that is available offsets this.
- Previously, acute staff shortages had been partially offset by large amounts of overtime.
- While the video has an awful amount of artifacting, it is somewhat offset by the above average audio track.
- The lack of laughter in the auditorium is offset only by our blind hope that there is method in this madness and that an explanation is around the corner.
- Initially they will accelerate, but they will soon reach a constant terminal velocity when the air resistance around them offsets their downward acceleration.
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