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zone

2 verb
     
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[transitive usually passive] American English if an area of land is zoned, it is officially kept separate from other land so that it can be used for a particular purpose:
The land is currently zoned for residential use.

zone out

phrasal verb
to stop paying attention because you are bored or tired, or because you have taken drugs:
What? Oh, sorry - I was just zoning out there for a minute.

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