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off year

noun
1.
a year without a major, especially presidential, election.
2.
a year marked by reduced or inferior production or activity in a particular field, as farming, business, or sports:
With its wet, cold summer, this was an off year for grapes.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
Related forms
off-year, adjective
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