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off-island

[awf-ahy-luh nd, of-] /ˈɔfˈaɪ lənd, ˈɒf-/
adjective
1.
located or tending away from the shore of an island:
an off-island current.
adverb
2.
away from the shore of an island:
The ship sank about two miles off-island.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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  • Whatever materials are used to rebuild are likely to originate off-island, including wood and concrete, and even bamboo.
  • Also adding to these expenses are the lost wages incurred when a patient seeks off-island specialty care.
  • off-island care without prior authorization, except in the case of emergency or eligible reciprocity benefits.
  • The procedure is critical for stabilizing cardiac patients who must receive surgery off-island.
  • The primary source of fresh water for the military was water pumped from an off-island source.
  • Delays in off-island traffic may be exacerbated during the late afternoon hours.
  • Please allow extra time to reach your off-island destination or return home especially during morning hours.
  • Additional counselors and attendance teachers were hired to support educational efforts and successful transition off-island.
  • Information was provided on what is needed to develop off-island markets for the local livestock.
  • New procedures are being developed requiring plants moving off-island to be tested with a bait attractant.

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