area

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛəriə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛriə/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ârē ə)


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area

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. in the [geographic, surrounding, immediate] area
  2. the [storage, living] area
  3. the [dark, light, dusty] areas
  4. a [dog walking, smoking, phone charging] area
  5. a [dining, picnic, rest] area
  6. [move, go, drive] from one area to the next
  7. the police are [searching, combing] the area (for)
  8. the surface area of
  9. an area of [50 square feet)
  10. took up over [half] the area (of)
  11. the area [in front, behind, to the side of]
  12. in the area around the [city, school]
  13. the area's [most popular, largest, best, top]
  14. a popular area for [walking, hiking, cycling]
  15. will be in [the, your] area (tomorrow)
  16. there are no [buses, colleges, parks] in the area
  17. in the area of effect
  18. in the area of [neuroscience, politics]
  19. my subject area
  20. is (not) my area of [expertise, interest, study]
  21. a [championship, downhill, beginner, cross-country] ski area
  22. a ski area for [beginners, experts]
n as adj
  1. area code
  2. an area network (cable)
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