development area

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development area

(in Britain) an area suffering from high unemployment and economic depression, because of the decline of its main industries, that is given government help to establish new industries

development area (Brit.)

An area in which the government encourages new and esp. diversified industry in order to promote industrial stability.
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China Wuqing Development Area is a national level economic-technological development zone and a high technology industrial park approved by China's State Council.
Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney today declared the Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area paving the way for the transformation of 97.
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He said existing major development areas such as the Pearl and Katara will also benefit greatly from the project with improved interchanges and better journey times for residents, businesses and visitors to the area.
Their choice of the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area as a site for investment represents a significant acknowledgement of the Tianjin Development Area as a great environment for investment.
The Ma'an Development Area (MDA), an area of approximately 9 sq km consisting of four complementary components, is set to become a regional hub for industrial activity and a centre of excellence for vocational training in Jordan.
of the TSDA is to administer the Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA) on
One of Swansea's most successful development areas, Swansea Vale, has taken a major step forward following a new agreement between the local authority and the WDA.
Cabot, Boston, MA, plans to build a specialty carbon black unit at its plant in the Tianjin Economic and Technological Development Area.
We enter Weifang and see a development area designated and funded by the Chinese government.
The discontinuance by NBCC of the NCCC credential has removed the special distinction for individuals with specialized training and experience in the career development area.
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