airspace
noun
ADJECTIVE
controlled, restricted
international, national
enemy
British, French, US, etc.
VERB + AIRSPACE
cross, cross into, enter, fly in, fly into, penetrate, stray into, use, violate

The jet had crossed into Russian airspace.

leave
close, open

They have decided to open their airspace to commercial aircraft.

control, defend
PREPOSITION
in … airspace

The glider was in Dutch airspace.

out of airspace

They were now out of controlled airspace.

PHRASES
a violation of airspace

The president said that all future violations of our airspace would result in serious consequences.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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