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English definition of “precinct”

precinct

noun [C] (SHOPPING AREA)    /ˈpriː.sɪŋkt/ UK
a part of a city or a town in which vehicles are not allowed, used for a special purpose, such as shopping: a shopping precinct a pedestrian precinctShops, markets and auctionsRestaurants and cafesBuildings in general
(Definition of precinct noun (SHOPPING AREA) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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