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space

noun [C or U]
 
 
/speɪs/
an empty area that is available to be used: There is greater demand for downtown office space.
MARKETING a section of a newspaper, magazine, or website that is sold to companies who want to advertise: The company buys advertising space for international clients.
( also open space) PROPERTY land, especially in a town, that has no buildings on it: Development was planned for the open space outside town.
→  See also advertising space , incubator space , office space , print space , shelf space
(Definition of space from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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