encloseverb [ T ]uk /ɪnˈkləʊz/ us /ɪnˈkloʊz/
enclose verb [ T ] (SURROUND)
- The vertebral column encloses the spinal cord.
- The house has a small backyard, enclosed by a high brick wall.
- With the ring enclosed tightly in his hand, he stood deep in thought.
- The box could once have enclosed important letters or keepsakes.
- The new classrooms have been built enclosing a small central courtyard.