область region
Parts of speech

Nouns

область gen. області - (administrative) region; territory, zone

 

Adjectives

обласний - regional

 

Adverbs

 

 

Verbs

 

 

Useful compounds
and collocations

полярна область - polar region

Additional information

1. область, when used in an address, is abbreviated to обл.

2. Ukraine's administrative structure consists of 24 області (administrative regions), also the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, and two cities (Kyiv and Sevastopol) with special status; the principal city of each область is its administrative centre  

3. область in its figurative use means 'sphere, field, domain' (but домен is used for the Internet, physics, biology etc.)

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