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 My house is at the cake free zone! Town & Country, 11 Feb. 2023 Art is a kind of free zone. The New Yorker, 3 Apr. 2022 This is a judgment-free zone. Aj Willingham, CNN, 27 July 2021 Possessing even small amounts of marijuna in a drug-free zone, such as a school, increases the chances of harsher prosecution. Dallas News, 26 Oct. 2022 Hoylman, for his part, is concerned about what declaring one especially famous piece of New York City a gun-free zone implies about every other part of the city. Karrie Jacobs, Curbed, 18 July 2022 The calm animals offer an accepting, judgment-free zone for anyone seeking a sense of comfort and security, Casner said. Ashley R. Williams, USA TODAY, 25 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of free zone was in 1900

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“Free zone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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