[awf-beys, of-]
located outside the perimeters of a military base: off-base housing for officers.

1935–40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
Jets could deploy off-base completely, or to sites on the periphery, taking off
  from taxiways and roads.
Most of the solutions people have offered have been wildly off-base.
Many of the solutions they proposed were wildly off-base.
The student's main point about the language of the speech was true, but the
  comment about the election was completely off-base.
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