/ (ˈɒfkɒm) /
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n acronym for
(in Britain) Office of Communications: a government body regulating the telecommunications industries; a super-regulator merging the Radio Authority, Independent Television Commission, and Oftel
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Under law, the media regulation authority, Ofcom, can nix the takeover if the purchasers are not deemed “fit and proper persons.”