- assisted area nounAn area within the European Union that is eligible for additional funds to generate economic activity• • •Main Entry: ↑assist
* * *assisted area [assisted area] noun(in Britain) a part of the country in which there are many unemployed people, and the government tries to encourage business and industry to employ more people, e.g. by lending money to companies at low interest
When the mines closed down the region was granted assisted area status.
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