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zone

verb [T]
 
 
/zəʊn/
to give a special purpose to a particular area, such as an area in a town: be zoned for sth The acreage includes land zoned for commercial usage.
to divide an area of land into different smaller areas: They will have to zone a sufficient amount of land to meet housing needs.
(Definition of zone verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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