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Common Areas

Amenities such as corridors, hallways, lobby, pool, toilets provided for the comfort and use of…

Zonation

Division of a large land area (such as a region or country) into zones according…

Zoning

Legislative process that divides privately-owned urban areas into different zones (such as residential, commercial, industrial)…

Inclusionary Zoning

A zoning ordinance in a county or municipality which requires low to moderate income individuals…

Spot Zoning

A variation of zoning where a parcel of land is zoned for a different purpose…

Zzzz Best

Company created in the 1980s by Barry Minkow that was involved in massive amounts of…

Franc Zone (Zf)

Monetary union of French-speaking countries whose economies are linked to the French franc at a…

Time Zone

Geometrical division of time across the world in 24 longitudinal divisions. Time zones are determined…

Optimal Currency Area

An economics theory credited to Robert Mundell in which economic efficiency would be maximized in…

Buffer Zone

A tract of land between two differently zoned areas. For example, a city might position…

Danger Zone

. General: (1) Geographical area, period, or scope of activity in which the probability of…

Transit Zone

Type of free trade zone in which a port of entry in a coastal country…

Disaster Area

Geographical area recently affected by a major disaster and officially declared (by a governor, prime…

Demilitarized Zone (Dmz)

Part of an organization’s computer network that is accessible to general public over the internet.…

Exclusive Economic Zone

UN-granted rights and responsibilities of coastal states to control, exploit, manage, and conserve the living…