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buffer zone

n.
A neutral area between hostile or belligerent forces that serves to prevent conflict.

buffer zone

n
an area lying between two states and providing each with protection from the other

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n.
1. a neutral zone between two hostile nations, designed to prevent acts of aggression.
2. any area serving to mitigate or neutralize potential conflict.
[1905–10]

buffer zone

1. A defined area controlled by a peace operations force from which disputing or belligerent forces have been excluded. A buffer zone is formed to create an area of separation between disputing or belligerent forces and reduce the risk of renewed conflict. Also called area of separation in some United Nations operations. Also called BZ. See also area of separation; line of demarcation; peace operations.
2. A conical volume centered on the laser's line of sight with its apex at the aperture of the laser, within which the beam will be contained with a high degree of certainty. It is determined by the buffer angle. See also laser.
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Noun1.buffer zone - a neutral zone between two rival powers that is created in order to diminish the danger of conflict
zone - an area or region distinguished from adjacent parts by a distinctive feature or characteristic
Translations

buffer zone

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an advisory opinion seven years ago, in advance of adoption of the current buffer law, that said buffer zones could be allowed without compromising free speech.
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Several thousand government, Serb and Croat troops withdrew from their front-line trenches and bunkers across central and northeastern Bosnia on Sunday, beating a deadline to create buffer zones between the forces.
He explained that "Turkey's proposal to find a buffer zone in Syria is not something new, but I think it is necessary not to think about creating buffer zones in Syria, because we have Daash as an enemy in various bases, centers and methods of supplies, which requires to focus on in the raids rather than focusing on searching for buffer zones in different parts of Syria.
TEL AVIV, July 5, 2015 (WAFA) An Investigation conducted by the Israeli daily Haartez revealed that, most of the settlements which have taken over privately owned Palestinian lands in order to create security buffer zones have in fact been using the land for other purposes while the Civil Administration turns a blind eye.
Anatolia, Turkey, SANA -- NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg reiterated that establishing buffer zones in Syria, something which some states in the region are demanding, is not within the NATO's authority.
She wants buffer zones round abortion clinics "to ensure women are not harrassed or obstructed from accessing confidential advice and treatment".
Thus, the MPs offer to allow grazing and collection of medicinal herbs within the buffer zones of state nature reserves in order to ensure efficient use of the land.
The first option is to establish buffer zones -- zones in which no petroleum exploration or exploitation would occur without the consent of both governments -- north and south of the maritime security line (referred to in the document as the MSL).
Coakley that the enforced buffer zones on the public sidewalk in front of Massachusetts abortion facilities are unconstitutional.
Following failed attempts to establish buffer zones in Syria's neighboring countries, Lebanon was chosen to assume this burden, namely establish a buffer zone in Lebanon," he said.