free zone


Definition of free zone

: an area within which goods may be received and stored without payment of duty

Examples of free zone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The creation of an over-all emission-free zone may also require legal approval from the national authorities. Nick Romeo, The New Yorker, 4 May 2022 Just, like, nothing’s a big deal, everything’s a stress-free zone. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, 14 Jan. 2022 In September, the United Arab Emirates’ financial regulators agreed to offer the trading of digital tokens in Dubai’s free zone. Lisa Kim, Forbes, 11 Nov. 2021 Then there is the allure of the not insignificant anonymity of a largely TMZ-free zone. Horacio Silva, Town & Country, 31 Mar. 2022 Other factors that have contributed to the growth include a 56 percent increase in online shopping, as well as the establishment of an off-shore, duty-free zone in Hainan, an island province in the south of China. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 21 Jan. 2022 In the west, an execution-free zone spans the Pacific coast from Alaska to Mexico. Mike Cason |, al, 16 Dec. 2021 Many experts still question the possibility of creating a financial and economic free zone. Carmela Chirinos, Fortune, 18 Mar. 2022 Make your social media a negative-comment-free zone and keep a zero-tolerance level on it. Rolling Stone Culture Council, Rolling Stone, 2 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of free zone

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Free zone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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