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area

noun
 
 
/ˈeəriə/
REGION [C] A2 a region of a country or city: an industrial area a mountainous area the London areaAreas of land in generalSpace - general words
PART [C] B1 a part of a building or piece of land used for a particular purpose: a play/picnic area Space - general wordsAreas of land in general
SUBJECT [C] B2 a part of a subject or activity: Software is not really my area of expertise.Topics and areas of interestSubjects and disciplines
SIZE [C, U] the size of a flat surface calculated by multiplying its width by its length →  See also catchment area , no-go area Area, mass, weight and volume in generalAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionCalculations and calculating
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