enterprise zone
noun Date: 1978 an economically depressed area in which business growth is encouraged by the government through tax relief and financial concessions

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  • enterprise zone —   in the UK, a policy of the 1980s to encourage economic growth, often in deprived inner city areas, by making it easier and cheaper to establish industrial activity through tax and rates allowances and exemptions and simpler planning procedures …   Geography glossary

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