exclusion zone
an area where fishing or even passage is not allowed, e.g. around historic wreck sites, oil and gas installations

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • exclusion zone — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms exclusion zone : singular exclusion zone plural exclusion zone an area where a particular type of activity is not allowed or where people are not allowed to enter …   English dictionary

  • exclusion zone — /əksˈkluʒən zoʊn/ (say uhks kloohzhuhn zohn) noun 1. an area from which people, other creatures, or vehicles, etc., are shut out for any of various reasons, as, for example, a sealed off area at the scene of a disaster, an area of airspace closed …   Australian English dictionary

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  • exclusion zone — ex clusion .zone n an area that people are not allowed to enter because it is dangerous or because secret things happen there ▪ the military exclusion zone …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • exclusion zone — A zone established by a sanctioning body to prohibit specific activities in a specific geographic area. The purpose may be to persuade nations or groups to modify their behavior to meet the desires of the sanctioning body or face continued… …   Military dictionary

  • exclusion zone — ex clusion ,zone noun count an area where a particular type of activity is not allowed or that people are not allowed to enter …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exclusion zone — noun an area into which entry is forbidden, especially by ships or aircraft of particular nationalities …   English new terms dictionary

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