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area

noun [C] (PLACE)    /ˈeə.ri.ə/ US  /ˈer.i-/
B1 a particular part of a place, piece of land, or country: All areas of the country will have some rain tonight. The area of New York to the south of Houston Street is known as Soho. Houses in the London area (= in and around London) are very expensive. He's an area manager (= is responsible for business in a particular area) for a computer company. This is a very poor area. Dogs are not allowed in the children's play area.Areas of land in generalSpace - general words
(Definition of area noun (PLACE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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