Pronunciation: (ôf'skrēn', of'-), [key]
1. occurring, existing, or done away from the motion-picture or television screen: an offscreen voice.
2. in real life rather than on the motion-picture or television screen: the newscaster's offscreen personality.
apart or away from motion-picture or television performances; in actual life: Offscreen he's a racing-car enthusiast.
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