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English definition of “enclosed”


adjective  /ɪnˈkloʊzd/ us  
(of a place) surrounded by a wall and often covered: It’s the largest fully-enclosed shopping center in the world.
(Definition of enclosed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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