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buffer zone

noun

: an area that keeps two things separated

Full Definition of BUFFER ZONE

:  a neutral area separating conflicting forces; broadly :  an area designed to separate

Examples of BUFFER ZONE

  1. There must be a 500-foot buffer zone between the river and the new buildings.

First Known Use of BUFFER ZONE

1908

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