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exclusive economic zonenoun [C]

uk   us   ( abbreviation EEZ) NATURAL RESOURCES
an ​area of sea around a country where only that country has the ​right to take something ​valuable such as fish or ​oil: Coastal ​nations are ​granted sovereignty over 12 ​nauticalmiles from their shores, ​creating a 200-mile ​exclusiveeconomiczone.
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