Translation of area in Spanish:


zona, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɛriə/ /ˈɛːrɪə/

See Spanish definition of zona


  • 1

    • 1.1(geographical)

      zona feminine
      (with masculine article in the singular) área feminine
      región feminine
      in the New York area en la zona / el área de Nueva York
      • Macquarie held the view that rural areas should have towns constructed as service centres and places of government.
      • Up to 100,000 people move from towns into rural areas a year, said the minister.
      • Thirty-seven percent of those travelers were heading to small towns or rural areas.
      • Whether crossing rural areas or towns, the scenery was always graceful and neat.
      • A conference to shape the revival of the region's rural areas will be held at York Racecourse this month.
      • Most rural areas and many small towns lack a fixed telephone service.
      • Weddings in small towns and rural areas can be large affairs with the whole village attending.
      • State-regulated labour bureaux were established in the rural areas and smaller towns to oversee the flow of workers.
      • He uses acrylic oil paints to depict traditional settings from rural areas in the Northeast region.
      • These conditions are exacerbated in rural areas of the region, which tend to be poor.
      • There had been a huge population drift from the rural areas to the towns and cities.
      • We have seen the tangible benefits to those living in rural areas, especially older people living on their own.
      • Car sharing also reduces travelling costs and could help people in rural areas with limited public transport.
      • He pointed out that this area was one of the fastest developing areas in the town.
      • Much of the wealth he accumulated was invested in real estate in numerous rural areas in the vicinity of Lynn.
      • I think the relief road has developed some areas in the town.
      • The resulting mulch from the Christmas trees will then be used for landscaping projects on green areas in the towns.
      • More than two thousand people from the surrounding areas of the town came in to witness the match.
      • The majority of the new settlers lived in rural areas and earned their living through farming.
      • Householders identified a sense of security and safety as one of the positive features of living in rural areas.

    • 1.2(urban)

      zona feminine
      the area around the docks la zona del puerto
      • the area we live in el barrio en el que vivimos
      • there have been several burglaries in the area ha habido varios robos en la zona / la vecindad
      • the houses in the immediate area of the factory las casas situadas en las inmediaciones / los alrededores de la fábrica

  • 2

    (part of room, building, plot)
    zona feminine
    play area zona de recreo
    • the library is a no-smoking area en la biblioteca no se puede fumar
    • Outside, the front garden features a large lawn, a tiled patio area and space to park a fleet of cars.
    • It would also include a new corridor, an extended reception area and improved office space.
    • The interconnecting breakfast area has plenty of space for a family-sized table.
    • The kitchen/dining area is a large space with plenty of storage and a large electric stove.
    • There are barbecue facilities and a small picnic area overlooking the vineyard.
    • The back section of the auditorium, the equivalent of a balcony, is like a grassy picnic area.
    • Beach volleyball dominates one part of the beach, and a game of touch rugby is in full flow on the grass picnic area behind.
    • The main reception area is an open plan living, dining and kitchen area on the ground floor.
    • The proposed scheme will also improve existing public open space and play areas.
    • Alternatively if you do not cross the dam you will see a dirt road leading down to a picnic and b.b.q. area.
    • Our rooms opened out onto an open-air patio area with rooms along the opposite side too.
    • For one thing, there is practically no clear table space or work areas to lay out my supplies.
    • Combined with children's play areas and acres of space, it's a lovely place to spend a lazy sunny afternoon.
    • Plans also include open spaces with play areas to ensure homes are not overlooked.
    • The effect of water is best if found in the north of the living, dining or study area but not in the bedroom.
    • The severe lack of parking spaces in the harbour area of Stromness looks like being resolved.
    • Another feature solves the problem of how to have a leisure area in a confined space.
    • If you have items in storage areas with empty space, fill them with smaller items, and label them.
    • Outside, the apartment has a private patio area and a designated parking space.
    • The Unit has a sitting room area where people can get together and get any information required.
  • 3

    (expanse, patch)
    the shaded area represents … el área sombreada representa …
    • areas of cloud across the South-West nubosidad sobre el sudoeste
    • there are few open areas left in the city quedan pocos espacios abiertos en la ciudad
    • apply the ointment to the affected areas aplicar el ungüento a las partes afectadas
    • the wreckage of the plane was scattered over a wide area los restos del avión siniestrado quedaron esparcidos sobre una extensa zona
  • 4

    Mathematics superficie feminine
    (with masculine article in the singular) Mathematics área feminine
    (of room, land) superficie feminine
    12 square meters in area 12 metros cuadrados de superficie
    • The green is four feet square in area, and cut on the side of a 75-degree slope.
    • By the time the job was done, the bedroom had decreased in area by four square metres.
    • The two areas had a varied degree of protection against poaching despite being of a similar size in area.
    • Nor can all the States in the country be of the same size in area and population.
    • In a city of 14 million people and a land area of 6490 square miles, traffic is also a problem.
    • The problem was, given a circle, to construct geometrically a square equal in area to the given circle.
    • It is, after all, smaller than either country in area and has only one short land border.
    • As the size of the square changes, the area is recalculated.
    • Finding the area of a room is a common, everyday use of mathematics.
    • The size of the room you're in is probably best measured in terms of its area.
  • 5

    (field, sphere)
    terreno masculine
    (of knowledge) campo masculine
    (of knowledge) terreno masculine
    area of competence área / terreno de competencia
    • it's an area of difficulty/controversy es un terreno difícil/polémico
    • an area of concern un tema que preocupa
    • to identify problem areas identificar problemas
    • General repairs and maintenance - outside these three key areas - are not subject to the new laws.
    • They share this preoccupation with other disciplines and interdisciplinary subject areas in the humanities.
    • States are rational or instrumental actors, always seeking to maximize their interests in all issue areas.
    • She has progressed to staff nurse and then to sister and as a matron enjoys being able to develop skills in areas that most interested her.
    • Was it possible to make the subject areas more attractive to a broader range of students?
    • The product range covers all the large subject areas and levels of academic performance.
    • The remainder should leave school with basic skills in three key areas: maths, English and new technology.
    • First, it is incumbent upon us to extend the methods of science and reason to all areas of human interest.
    • Experienced training providers will be on hand to deliver essential skills training in a whole range of areas.
    • Detailed guidance is also issued by the Department of Health on a range of areas of financial control.
    • The guidelines focus on key areas of the liturgy and offer suggestions as to the best way in which to approach the music choices.
    • The company attributes its growth to a focus on two key areas; excellent customer service and lower margin prices.
    • The big growth areas for First Choice are in specialist areas such as activity holidays and tailor-made safari trips.
    • I will focus on three key areas: carbon management, renewable energy, and nuclear power.
    • The health of the nation is one of the key areas the 2001 Census focused on.
    • He said this week that one of the key areas the review will focus on would be about providing care for people in their own homes.
    • Prior to the Budget, Mr van Huet had highlighted planning issues as a key area that had to be addressed.
    • Just moving on to a different area of interest for us is the issue of the employment status of police officers.
    • This review focuses on these key areas and underlines the major problem that the specialty faces namely, overcrowding.
    • The subject areas in which he was most interested were fishing, folk medicine, proverbs and sayings.
  • 6penalty area

    (with masculine article in the singular) área (de castigo) feminine
    • Ronaldo rushes into the area and draws a decent save from Mirzapour with his left foot.
    • Milton teased him with a clever low free-kick from outside the area that swished past the wall and out of reach at the near post.
    • Riggott tripped Alan Mahon on the left side of the area and Dunn sent Oakes the wrong way from the penalty spot.
    • Instead Neville's mistake allowed Szamosi to scamper along the left and cut into the area.
    • Now, when he has the ball on the edge of the area, everyone cheers for him, encouraging him to take a shot.
  • 7US

    (in front of basement)
    patio masculine