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Definition of catchment area noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    catchment area

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈkætʃmənt ˌɛriə//
     
    (also catchment)
     
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  1. 1 the area from which a school takes its students
  2. 2(technology) the area from which rain flows into a particular river or lake
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: catchment area