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Enterprise Zone

An area that has special incentives available for those who start companies or other organizations. For example, an enterprise zone may offer tax cuts to small businesses that open inside its jurisdiction. Enterprise zones are a popular way to rejuvenate dilapidated areas or otherwise to promote economic development.
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enterprise zone

a small area scheduled by the British authorities for special financial assistance and to encourage industrial expansion. Enterprise Zones were superseded by Tier 1 ASSISTED AREAS in 2000. See REGIONAL POLICY.
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enterprise zone

An area with the availability of tax incentives, grant money, or low-cost loans offered by local government in order to assist in revitalization.

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