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English definition of “precinct”

precinct

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpriːsɪŋkt/
UK an area of a town or city where there are a lot of shops, and where traffic is not allowed: a shopping/pedestrian precinct
US POLITICS a division of a city or a town, especially an area protected by a particular group of police or a division used for voting purposes: The voter turnout in the precinct was low compared to the rest of the county. a precinct captain/commander precinct caucuses/voters
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