- no-fly zone
- no-fly zonesN-COUNTA no-fly zone is an area of sky where military and other aircraft are not allowed to fly, especially because of a war.
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no-fly zone — /noˈflaidzon, ingl. nəuˈflaɪzəun/ [loc. ingl., propr. «zona (zone) con divieto (no) di volo (fly)»] loc. sost. f. inv. zona di non sorvolo … Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione
no-fly zone — no fly ,zone noun count an area that an airplane must not fly into because it may be attacked by airplanes belonging to an enemy … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
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no-fly zone — no fly .zone n an area that only particular aircraft are allowed to enter, and in which other aircraft could be attacked … Dictionary of contemporary English
no-fly zone — no′ fly′ zone n. mil an area over which no military flights are allowed • Etymology: 1991 … From formal English to slang
no-fly zone — noun an airspace in which aircraft, especially military aircraft, are forbidden to fly … Wiktionary