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English definition of “zonal”


adjective     /ˈzəʊ.nəl/ US  /ˈzoʊ-/
relating to or arranged in zones: zonal boundaries/divisionsIsolating and separating zonally     /ˈ-i/ adverb
(Definition of zonal adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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