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 (ôf′skrēn′, ŏf′-)
1. Existing or occurring outside the frame of a movie or television screen: could hear sounds of offscreen mayhem.
2. Existing or occurring out of public view or knowledge; private.

off′screen′ adv.
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(ˈɔfˈskrin, ˈɒf-)

1. occurring as part of a motion picture or a television program but not seen by the camera; off-camera.
2. in private life.
3. in private life.
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