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zone

noun [C]  /zoʊn/ us  
an area, esp. one that has different characteristics from the ones around it or is used for different purposes: a construction/work/flood/combat/war zone He was charged with driving 75 mph in a 55 mph zone.

zone

verb [T]  /zoʊn/ us  
to set rules for the use of land or for the types of structures that can be built on it: The land is now zoned for single-family homes on two-acre plots. This area was originally zoned commercial.
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