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enterprise zonenoun [C]

uk   us  
an ​area with ​economicproblems that has been given ​financialhelp by the ​government to ​encourage the ​growth of new ​businesses
(Definition of enterprise zone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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enterprise zonenoun [C]

uk   us   GOVERNMENT
an ​area of a country where the ​governmenttries to encourage ​economicdevelopment by ​offeringfinancialadvantages to ​people who ​start new ​businesses there: Canary Wharf has ​struggled to ​fulfil one of the ​originalaims of the ​enterprisezone - to ​helpliftDocklands out of ​poverty.
(Definition of enterprise zone from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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