英 [‘eəriə] 美 [‘eriə] n. 面积；地区，地段；区域；领域
area 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:32
n. areas 18
Cape Verde has a population of about 329,000 and a total area of 1,557 square miles.
In some cities, such as Tokyo, Seoul and Montreal, there are large underground shopping areas.
in the area 在这个地区；在该领域
in the area of 在…领域
rural area 农村地区；乡郊地区
mining area 矿山；布雷区；采矿区
surface area 表面面积；曲面面积
urban area 城市地区
research area 研究方向
residential area 住宅区，居民区
in area 在面积上；从面积上讲；在区域中
mountain area 山区
construction area 施工区[建] sea area 海域；海区
land area 陆地区域；合模面面积；接触面积
local area network n. 局域网
development area 开发区
total area n. 总面积
specific surface area 比表面积
developed area [机]展开面积
border area 边境区域
water area 水域，水的面积
I’m rarely aware that the square area is bare.我很少覺察到那個正方形區域是光禿禿的.
PART OF PLACE 地区
1. [C] part of a place, town, etc., or a region of a country or the world
mountainous / desert areas
rural / urban / inner-city areas
There is heavy traffic in the downtown area tonight.
She knows the local area very well.
John is the London area manager.
Wreckage from the plane was scattered over a wide area.
The farm and surrounding area was flooded.
⇨ see also catchment area , conservation area , development area , no-go area
2. [C] a part of a room, building or particular space that is used for a special purpose
the hotel reception area
a play / parking / dining area
⇨ see also rest area , service area
PARTICULAR PLACE 部位
3. [C] a particular place on an object
Move the cursor to a blank area of the computer screen.
The tumour had not spread to other areas of the body.
SUBJECT / ACTIVITY 学科；活动
4. [C] ~ (of sth) a particular subject or activity, or an aspect of it
the areas of training and development
Finance is Mark’s area.
The big growth area of recent years has been in health clubs.
⇨ see also grey area
5. [C, U] the amount of space covered by a flat surface or piece of land, described as a measurement
the area of a triangle
The room is 12 square metres in area.
这个房间面积是 12 平方米。
6. the area (BrE) (in football ( soccer ) 足球) = penalty area :
He shot from just outside the area.
Only cheeses made in this area may be labelled ‘Roquefort’.
Crime rates are much higher in urban areas.
Many areas of Africa have suffered severe drought this year.
2 a part of a house, office, garden etc that is used for a particular purpose 〔房子、办公室、花园里面等作特定用途的〕区域
a no-smoking area
Their apartment has a large kitchen area.
Come through into the dining area.
the reception area of the hotel
a storage area on the ground floor
3 a particular subject, range of activities, or group of related subjects 领域，范围，方面
The course covers three main subject areas.
This study has clearly identified a major problem area for the National Health Service.
We’re funding research into new areas such as law enforcement technology.
reforms in the key areas of health and education
4 the amount of space that a flat surface or shape covers 面积
an area of 2,000 square miles
a formula to calculate the area of a circle
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1.N-COUNT 可数名词地区;区域 An area is a particular part of a town, a country, a region, or the world.
…the large number of community groups in the area…
60 years ago half the French population still lived in rural areas.
…mountainous areas of Europe, Asia, North and South America.
2.N-COUNT 可数名词（生活、管辖的）范围，区域 Your area is the part of a town, country, or region where you live. An organization’s area is the part of a town, country, or region that it is responsible for.
Local authorities have been responsible for the running of schools in their areas…
If there is an election in your area, you should go and vote.
3.N-COUNT 可数名词（作特殊用途的）地方，场地，区 A particular area is a piece of land or part of a building that is used for a particular activity.
…a picnic area.
…the main check-in area located in Terminal 1.
4.N-COUNT 可数名词（某一表面或物体上的）区；（身体上的）部分 An area is a particular place on a surface or object, for example on your body.
You will notice that your baby has two soft areas on the top of his head.
5.N-VAR 可变名词面积 The area of a surface such as a piece of land is the amount of flat space or ground that it covers, measured in square units.
The islands cover a total area of 625.6 square kilometers…
Although large in area, the flat did not have many rooms.
6.N-COUNT 可数名词领域；方面；范围 You can use area to refer to a particular subject or topic, or to a particular part of a larger, more general situation or activity.
【搭配模式】：usu with supp
…the politically sensitive area of old age pensions.
…the internationalization of the economy and all other areas of society…
She wants to be involved in every area of your life.
7.N-COUNT 可数名词（足球场上）同penalty area On a football pitch, the area is the same as the penalty area.
[count] a : a part or section within a larger place : region地区；区域
Settlers came to this area from the east.
The group visited the area during a hunting trip.
in the area surrounding the lake
The storm caused damage in many areas along the coast.
a bird found only in remote areas of the U.S.
in many areas of the world
He is the metropolitan area’s most popular politician.
urban and rural areas
He lived in an unfashionable area of the city.
a residential area
One of our representatives will be in your area [=neighborhood] next week.
b : a section of space within a building, room, etc.空地；地方
She set aside a work area in the kitchen.
The dining area has extra windows.
We were asked to wait in the reception area.
The park had several picnic areas.
[count] : a part of the surface of something (such as a person’s body or a piece of cloth)（身体或布料的）部位，一部分
Choose a small area of the fabric to test first.
The patient was having pain in the shoulder/abdominal area. = The patient was having pain in the area of the shoulder/abdomen.
[count] : a field of activity or study领域；方面
The discovery has opened up new areas of/for research.
The budget continues to be a major area of concern.
a problem area
the whole area of foreign policy
She wants the government to provide more help in the area of health care.
Your question falls outside my area of expertise.
There are still some areas of disagreement between the two sides.
— see also gray area
: the amount of space inside a shape, surface, region, room, etc.面积
[count] The students learned how to calculate the area of a triangle.
a circle with an area of 500 square meters
The park has an area of 2 square miles.
[noncount] a circle that is 500 square meters in area
(chiefly US) The nightclub provided enough area [=room, space] for a dance floor.
in the area of
: close to (an amount)接近（某一数量）
The project will cost (somewhere) in the area of $50,000.