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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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As the government studies the need to restructure the buffer zones for industrial areas in Pasir Gudang following the latest episode of health issues plaguing the many schools in the industrial town last week, concerns have arisen that the method may not be effective in addressing the issue.
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An SNP councillor wants her peers to back a motion asking that protest buffer zones be considered at reproductive health clinics in Renfrewshire, writes Jack Thomson, Local Democracy Reporter.
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The regulatory provisions relevant for our analysis were buffer zone distance, buffer zone distance credits (e.g., allowing smaller buffer zone distances if high-barrier tarp is used), minimum buffer zone distance, maximum application block size and requirements for applications with overlapping buffer zones.
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.
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).
''For a problem shown to arise only once a week in one city at one clinic, creating 35-foot buffer zones at every clinic across the Commonwealth is hardly a narrowly tailored solution,'' Roberts said.
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.