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Setoff

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Noun

1. offset, set-back, setoff

structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Setoff

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noun
1. 
a thing that makes up for or sets off something else; counterbalance; compensation
2. 
a. 
a counterbalancing debt claimed by a debtor against a creditor
b. 
a claim for this
3. 
offset (sense 4) offset (sense 8)

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Setoff

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n.
1. Something, such as a decoration, that sets off something else by contrast.
2. Something that offsets or compensates for something else; a counterbalance.
3. A counterclaim that reduces or discharges the amount owed to a claimant.
4. Architecture See setback.
5. Printing See offset.

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