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zoning

[ zoh-ning ]
/ ˈzoʊ nɪŋ /
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adjective
(especially in city planning) of or relating to the division of an area into zones, as to restrict the number and types of buildings and their uses: zoning laws.
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Origin of zoning

First recorded in 1810–20; zone + -ing2
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Cultural definitions for zoning

zoning

The establishment by local governments of districts that are restricted to various types of manufacturing, commercial, or residential use.

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