English - Vietnamese Dictionary
area /'eəriə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- diện tích, bề mặt
- area under crop: diện tích trồng trọt
- area of bearing: (kỹ thuật) mặt tì, mặt đỡ
- vùng, khu vực
- residenial area: khu vực nhà ở
- sân trước nhà ở (có hàng rào cách vỉa hè đường)
- phạm vi, tầm
- wide area of knowledge: tầm hiểu biết rộng
+a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
+a particular environment or walk of life
+a subject of study
+a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function
+a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve
+the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary
Advanced English Dictionary
1 space, room:
Is there enough floor area here for the carpet?
2 extent, limit, compass, size, square footage, acreage:
The area of my greenhouse is thirty by fifteen feet.
3 space, field, region, tract, territory, district, zone, stretch; section, quarter, precinct, arrondissement, neighbourhood, locality, bailiwick, US block:
An area was set aside for a garden. There has been a lot of crime in that area lately.
4 scope, range, extent, breadth, compass, section:
His studies cover only one area of Scottish history.
5 court, courtyard, enclosure, close, yard; square, ground, arena, field, parade-ground, parade:
The soldiers drill in the area behind the barracks.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
part of place
1 [C] part of a place, town, etc., or a region of a country or the world: mountainous / desert areas + rural / urban / inner-city areas + There is heavy traffic in the downtown area tonight. + She knows the local area very well. + John is the London area manager. + Wreckage from the plane was scattered over a wide area. + The farm and surrounding area was flooded.
See also - CATCHMENT AREA, CONSERVATION AREA, DEVELOPMENT AREA, NO-GO AREA
2 [C] a part of a room, building or particular space that is used for a special purpose: the hotel reception area + a play / parking / dining area
See also - PENALTY AREA, REST AREA, SERVICE AREA
3 [C] a particular place on an object: Move the cursor to a blank area of the screen and double click with the mouse. + The tumour had not spread to other areas of the body.
subject / activity
4 [C] ~ (of sth) a particular subject or activity, or an aspect of it: the areas of training and development + Finance is Mark's area. + The big growth area of recent years has been in health clubs.
See also - GREY AREA
5 [C, U] the amount of space covered by a flat surface or piece of land, described as a measurement: the area of a triangle + The room is 12 square metres in area. + Britain occupies a total area of 88 798 square miles.
1 part of place
huge, large, vast, wide | small | local
She knows the local area very well.
The storms hit Edinburgh and the surrounding area.
| central | geographical | isolated, outlying, remote | rural | built up, inner-city, metropolitan, urban | industrial | residential | coastal, mountain | conservation | deprived
people living in socially deprived areas
VERB + AREA
live in | move into/to
A lot of new people have moved into the area recently.
| leave, move away from | cover | be scattered over, be spread over
Wreckage from the plane was scattered over a large area.
AREA + NOUN
in an/the ~
Few homes in the area had electricity.
| outside an/the ~
I live outside the London area.
| within an/the ~ | ~ around/round
the area around London
dining, lounge, reception | picnic, play | no smoking, smoking | penalty
in an/the ~
I'll meet you in the reception area.
important, key, main | complex, difficult, problem, sensitive
Taxation is a very complex area.
The big growth area of recent years has been in health clubs.
| subject | grey
The proposals contain too many grey areas (= aspects that are not clear).
VERB + AREA
The course covers two main subject areas.
The primary need is to identify problem areas.
in an/the ~
There have been some exciting new developments in this area.
an area of activity/life
People with this disability can cope well in most areas of life.
| an area of concern/difficulty
We are generally pleased with how the scheme is operating but there are one or two areas of concern.
| an area of interest/research/study
large | small | total | floor, surface
A large building with a floor area of 100m2.
VERB + AREA
The estate covers an area of 106 acres.
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