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“catchment area” in English

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(Definition of “catchment area” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“catchment area” in Business English

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catchment areanoun [ C ]

uk us also catchment

the area around a business, school, etc. that its customers, students, etc. come from:

Some hospitals have a catchment area of more than one million patients.
catchment area for sth The solution for many families is to move to the catchment area for a good state primary school.

(Definition of “catchment area” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)