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territory

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈter.ɪ.tər.i/ us    /-tɔːr.i/

territory noun [C or U] (AREA)

B2 (an area of) land, or sometimes sea, that is considered as belonging to or connected with a particular country or person: He was shot down in enemy territory. The UN is sending aid to the occupied territories. B2 an area that an animal or person tries to control or thinks belongs to them: The robin keeps other birds off that part of the garden - that's his territory.

territory noun [C or U] (SUBJECT)

C2 a subject that you know about or have experience in: The director is back on familiar territory with his latest film.
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