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enclosure

noun uk   /ɪnˈkləʊ.ʒər/  us   /-ˈkloʊ.ʒɚ/

enclosure noun (SURROUNDED)

[C] an area surrounded by fences or walls: an enclosure for the horses the members' enclosure [C or U] the act of putting fences around land: An early example of privatization was the enclosure of public land for use by wealthy landlords.

enclosure noun (SENT)

[C] something that is put in the same envelope or parcel as something else
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