catchment area

noun

Definition of catchment area

  1. 1 :  an area that serves to catch water

  2. 2 :  the geographical area served by an institution

First Known Use of catchment area

1885


CATCHMENT AREA Defined for English Language Learners

catchment area

noun

Definition of catchment area for English Language Learners

  • : the area from which water flows into a river, stream, etc.

  • : the area that a school, hospital, etc., provides a service to


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catchment area

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noun catch·ment area \ˈkach-mənt-\

Medical Definition of catchment area

  1. :  the geographical area served by an institution


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