exclusive economic zone

exclusive economic zone
noun Date: 1975 the area of sea and seabed extending from the shore of a country claiming exclusive rights to it

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  • exclusive economic zone — exclusive zone or exclusive economic zone noun Territorial waters within a certain limit in which foreign exploitation is totally banned • • • Main Entry: ↑exclude …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exclusive Economic Zone — Under the law of the sea, an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is a seazone over which a state has special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources. Definition Generally a state s EEZ extends to a distance of 200 nautical miles (370… …   Wikipedia

  • exclusive economic zone — A maritime zone adjacent to the territorial sea that may not extend beyond 200 nautical miles from the baselines from which the breadth of the territorial sea is measured. Within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the coastal state has sovereign… …   Military dictionary

  • exclusive economic zone — išskirtinė ekonominė zona statusas T sritis Politika apibrėžtis 200 jūrmylių pločio nuo kranto zona, kurioje pakrantės valstybė turi išimtines teises ūkininkauti – žvejoti, išgauti naudingąsias išgavas ir t. t. Visais kitais atžvilgiais… …   Politikos mokslų enciklopedinis žodynas

  • exclusive economic zone — noun (also upper case) a zone extending for a certain distance beyond the furthest limits of a nation s territorial seas, within which that nation claims exclusive rights to fishing, offshore mining, and the management of any other natural… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Exclusive Economic Zone — waters out to 200 nautical miles (370.40 km) from shore where international waters begin. Reserved to that country for exploitation and management of resources. Also called the 200 mile limit. Abbreviated as EEZ …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • exclusive economic zone — See territorial waters …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Portugal's Exclusive Economic Zone — Portugal has the 3rd largest Exclusive Economic Zone of the EU and the 11th in the world. The seazone over which the Portuguese have special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources, has 1,727,408 km².Portugal s Exclusive Economic… …   Wikipedia

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