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area
British English: /ˈɛːrɪə/
American English: /ˈɛriə/

Translation of area in French:

noun

  • 1 (region)
    (of land)
    région (f)
    (of sky)
    zone (f)
    (of city)
    zone (f)
    (district)
    quartier (m)
    in the London/Paris area
    dans la région de Londres/de Paris
    residential/rural/slum area
    zone (f) résidentielle/rurale/pauvre
  • 2before n (regional)
    (board, headquarters, manager, office)
    régional
  • 3 (part of building)no-smoking/smoking area
    zone (f) non-fumeurs/fumeurs
  • 4 (sphere of knowledge)
    (part of activity, business, economy)
    secteur (m)
    that's not my area
    ce n'est pas mon domaine
    area of interest/of expertise/of responsibility
    domaine d'intérêt/d'expertise/de responsabilité
    area of doubt/of concern/of disagreement
    sujet de doute/d'inquiétude/de désaccord
  • 6 (Mathematics) (in geometry)
    (of land)
    superficie (f)
    the farm was 50 km2 in area
    la ferme était d'une superficie de 50 km2
  • 7 (British English) (access to basement)
    cour (f) d'entrée en sous-sol

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