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no-go area

noun
     
Related topics: Crime
no-go area [countable]
1SCC an area that people should not go to because it is very dangerous:
This part of the city was a no-go area for the police.
2 a subject that cannot be discussed because it is private or because it may offend people:
She made it clear that her private life was a no-go area.

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