Meaning of “enterprise zone” in the English Dictionary

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"enterprise zone" in British English

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enterprise zonenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈen.tə.praɪz ˌzəʊn/ us /ˈen.t̬ɚ.praɪz ˌzoʊn/

an area with economic problems that has been given financial help 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)

"enterprise zone" in Business English

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enterprise zonenoun [ C ]

uk us GOVERNMENT

an area of a country where the government tries to encourage economic development by offering financial advantages to people who start new businesses there:

Canary Wharf has struggled to fulfil one of the original aims of the enterprise zone - to help lift Docklands out of poverty.

(Definition of “enterprise zone” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)