offshore English

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  1. guillaumedemanzac Senior Member

    English - standard UK variety
    Term: (A word or expression you have seen in writing)

    Offshore English

    Your definition or explanation:
    Use of English abroad as an international standard English


    Example: (An example of the term in use)
    One of the advantages of using offshore English is that it has no cultural references.
    Offshore English is used by natives and non-natives alike and is becoming a standard neutral form of English.


    One or more places you have seen the term: (Please give URLs/links to web pages, or a full description of a print publication.)
    WRF thread "Offshore English" with about 20 Examples of it in use


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