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an area: a place, a zone, a region; a field, a section, a topic
in the San Francisco area in San Francisco and the surrounding region
in the area close to, around, in the region, near
That's not my area of expertise. That's not a subject I know a lot about.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Bruno lives in the most expensive area of San Francisco.
US: Genetics is a scientific area which interests me.
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  • "Well, I think the area you're looking for is the Castro District."
  • "My future plans are to leave the city as soon as possible, assume a new identity and start a new life in a murder-free area."
  • "This meeting room is a communal area, sometimes used for internal meetings"
  • "Kiwi bloke : No, the area, the gay village."
  • "The seats are in the 'Premium Orchestra' area, in row 8."
  • "As far as your tasks go, I require growth in the following areas"
  • "Though you still show much difficulty respecting our ‘no touching' rule, you have demonstrated great progress in the following areas"
  • "We have intelligence that points to a single suspect: an Amazonian national named Horatio Oléré, living in the San Francisco area."
  • "On a lighter note, I was wondering if you could recommend some restaurants in the area."
  • "Well, we've canvassed the entire area, and spoken to several marine mammals."

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