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territory

noun
 
 
/ˈterɪtəri/
LAND [C, U] B2 land that is owned or controlled by a particular country: Spanish territoryRepublics and kingdomsAreas of land in generalSpace - general wordsParts of countries
PERSON/ANIMAL [C, U] B2 an area that an animal or person thinks belongs to them: Cats like to protect their territory.Areas of land in generalSpace - general words
AREA OF KNOWLEDGE [U] an area of knowledge or experience: With this project we'll be moving into unknown territory.Topics and areas of interest
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