Definition of onshore in English:

onshore

Translate onshore into Spanish

adjective

  • 1Situated or occurring on land.

    • ‘an onshore oilfield’
    1. 1.1(of a wind) blowing from the sea towards the land.
      • ‘a slight onshore breeze’

Pronunciation

onshore

/ˌänˈSHôr/ /ˌɑnˈʃɔr/ /ˌônˈSHôr/ /ˌɔnˈʃɔr/

adverb

(also on shore)
  • 1On land; ashore.

    ‘they remained on shore for half an hour before they went upon the boats’
    • ‘fewer cheap wells were drilled onshore’
    1. 1.1From the sea towards the land.
      ‘a slight onshore breeze’
      • ‘we moved onshore’
      • ‘you will see the waves crashing on shore’

Pronunciation

onshore

/ˌänˈSHôr/ /ˌɑnˈʃɔr/ /ˌônˈSHôr/ /ˌɔnˈʃɔr/

transitive verb

[with object]
  • Transfer (a business or department that was moved overseas) back to the country from which it was originally relocated.

    ‘the case study showed improvement in many key areas once the company decided to onshore its call center activity’
    • ‘The company will be onshoring parts of the assembly process for its PCs throughout the south, the blog said.’
    • ‘We've been onshoring customer service for 40 years, knowing that a local, dedicated staff in the countries we work in is key to our clients' success.’
    • ‘The measures could prompt companies to change their structures and move jobs out of tax havens: It may mean that a lot of activities are onshored again.’
    • ‘If the company onshored some jobs, they would apply the same innovation to the manufacturing process.’
    • ‘She said that the retail giant has 150 deals in the works with suppliers looking to onshore some or all of their production over the next few years.’
    • ‘As more of the manufacturing gets onshored, the share of machinery imports has been gradually declining.’
    • ‘Whether highly skilled service tasks are offshored or onshored in a specific country, with concomitant pressures on incomes, will depend on that country's comparative advantage.’
    • ‘If they onshored their tablet production, it would create thousands of US manufacturing jobs.’

Pronunciation

onshore

/ˌänˈSHôr/ /ˌɑnˈʃɔr/ /ˌônˈSHôr/ /ˌɔnˈʃɔr/