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English definition of “dead zone”

dead zone

noun [C] uk   us  
a place where a mobile phone does not work because there is no signalCommunicating by telephoneCommunications technology - general words a place or time in which nothing happens: The village is a dead zone for many young people.Boredom, tedium and boring things
(Definition of dead zone from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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