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zoningnoun [U]

 us   /ˈzoʊ·nɪŋ/
the ​act of setting ​rules for the use of ​land and the ​types of ​structures that can be ​built on it: The town’s new zoning ​establishes a ​heightlimit of eight ​stories on any new ​building. San Francisco has ​strict zoning ​laws to ​preserve neighborhoods.
(Definition of zoning from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







(Definition of zoning from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"zoning" in Business English

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zoningnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈzəʊnɪŋ/ US
the ​process of giving a ​specialpurpose to a particular ​area, such as an ​area in a town: She is an ​attorney who ​specializes in ​issues of ​land use and zoning.zoning laws/regulations/restrictions The ​area is ​protected by zoning ​laws. The zoning ​changerequired for the South Side ​project is on the ​agenda for Wednesday's City Council ​meeting.
(Definition of zoning from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “zoning”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分区, 分区规划…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分區, 分區規劃…
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