from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A year in which no major political elections occur.
- n. A year of reduced activity or production: an off year for soybean crops.
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- n. a year in which no major political elections are held
- n. a year in which productivity is low or inferior
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It had been two long hard years—the campaigns of 1998, without the customary low-key off year that usually followed, then the Israeli campaign, a 5,000-mile-away, 18-hour-a