- located outside the perimeters of a military base: off-base housing for officers.
Origin of off-base
First recorded in 1935–40
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These excuses for not dealing with off-base discrimination continued throughout the decade.
The committee wanted the recommendations on off-base discrimination contained in its initial report also applied overseas.
The local commander also arranged for the desegregation of some off-base social facilities in a effort to improve black morale.
It is hard enough to be told that you are off-base and that your behavior has been bad when an adult says the damning words.The Fourth R
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Word Origin and History for off-base
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