dining area

area set aside for meals

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • area — noun (C) 1 a particular part of a country, town etc: a working class area of Birmingham | Many areas of Africa have suffered severe drought this year. | the surrounding area (=the area around a place): The police have searched the farm and the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • area — n. 1 the extent or measure of a surface (over a large area; 3 acres in area; the area of a triangle). 2 a region or tract (the southern area). 3 a space allocated for a specific purpose (dining area; camping area). 4 the scope or range of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • area — noun 1) an inner city area Syn: district, region, zone, sector, quarter, precinct; locality, locale, neighborhood, parish, patch; tract, belt; informal neck of the woods, turf 2) specific areas of scientific knowledge …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • area — ar•e•a [[t]ˈɛər i ə[/t]] n. pl. ar•e•as 1) an extent of space or surface: the dark areas in the painting[/ex] 2) a geographical region: the Chicago area[/ex] 3) a section reserved for a specific function: the dining area[/ex] 4) extent; range;… …   From formal English to slang

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