area noun (PLACE)
Houses in the London area (= in and around London) are very expensive.
This is a very poor area.
- The area depends on agriculture for most of its income.
- Debris from the aircraft was scattered over a large area.
- This area of the park has been specially designated for children.
- Some species exist in this small area of forest and nowhere else on earth.
- There was more rainfall than usual this summer in the mountain areas.
area noun (SUBJECT)
Marketing is Paul's area.
Software is not really my area of expertise.
- Matters of discipline fall outside my area of responsibility.
- Electronic publishing is a growth area.
- The law in this area is very strict and doesn't allow us much room for manoeuvre.
- OK, this seems to be an area of disagreement, so let's vote on it.
- The book will encourage research in this very important area.
area noun (MEASURE)
area noun (FOOTBALL)
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Area: length, width, depth and heightWe use the nouns length, width, depth and height and the adjectives long, wide, deep and high to talk about area and size: …