no-fly zone


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no-fly zone

(nō′flī′)
n.
Airspace in which certain aircraft, especially military aircraft, are forbidden to fly.
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no-fly zone

n
1. (Military) an area in which aeroplanes may not fly, esp during wartime
2. a taboo subject
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no′-fly′ zone`


n.
an area over which no military flights are allowed.
[1991]
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Translations

no-fly zone

n (Mil) → Flugverbotszone f
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no-fly zone

[ˌnəʊˈflaɪˌzəʊn] nzona di interdizione aerea
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