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[on-sahyt, awn-] /ˈɒnˌsaɪt, ˈɔn-/
accomplished or located at the site of a particular activity or concern:
on-site medical treatment for accident victims.
Origin of on-site
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Big offices and hotel buildings generally provide bicycle parking onsite only for employees.
  • The way to get these jobs is to be onsite by temping, or in some other capacity, by the way.
  • onsite registration will be available for remaining spots on teams on a first come basis.
  • onsite energy generation and management, if you will, in many cases.
  • We have had a hive onsite in our museum for the past several years.
  • Having it onsite saves a daily round trip by car to the gym.
  • The amenities include a four-star restaurant, a cigar shop, and an onsite casino.
  • Additional income is provided by dry cleaning drop services and onsite vending.
  • onsite observers report that fire is being fed from a ruptured natural gas line.
  • You'll visit the onsite museum and hear a brief lecture about the gorge from the resident anthropologist.
Word Origin and History for onsite



also onsite, 1959, from on + site. Originally in reference to Cold War military inspections.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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