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area is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
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area is on the Academic Word List.

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  ×   is the area of this rectangle.
  1. (countable) An area is a piece of land or space.
    This is the business area of town.
    We have chosen a large forest area for the new park.
  2. (countable) An area of study is a special subject, such as mathematics, grammar, music, or biology.
    Economics is quite interesting, but my area is more related to politics.
  3. (countable) The area of a surface, is the size of the surface.
    The length is 10 cm and the width is 5 cm, so the area is 50  .