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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 nautical miles from their shores, creating a 200-mile exclusive economic zone.
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