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buffer zone

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

n
an area lying between two states and providing each with protection from the other
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buff′er zone`


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]
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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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
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Translations

buffer zone

nzona f cuscinetto inv
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He said the studies would determine whether the construction of the bridge would encroach into the buffer zone of the San Agustin Church.
James, is a deplorable reminder that urgent measures must be undertaken to reinforce and restore the many endangered buildings located in the buffer zone in order to prevent further loss of Cyprus' invaluable cultural heritage.
The demilitarised buffer zone was announced last year to separate government forces from rebel fighters in Syria's Idlib province.
The action was taken in different areas besides Buffer Zone in Paposh Nagar and Nazimabad in district central and in Lyari, district south.
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According to a military source in the government stronghold of Mhardeh, the Syrian Arab Army carried out a powerful attack against a group of jihadist rebels that were attempting to deploy more of their fighters in the buffer zone area near the Idlib-Hama axis, the AMN reported.
Asked if Palace authorities won't allow the construction of the bridge to intrude into the buffer zone, Presidential Spokesman and Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador S.
According to Station House Officer (SHO) Chaudhry Muhammad Tufail, a police party carried out a raid in Buffer Zone areaon a tip-offand detained two vehicle lifters.