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"enclosure" in British English

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enclosurenoun

uk   /ɪnˈkləʊ.ʒər/  us   /-ˈkloʊ.ʒɚ/
  • enclosure noun (SENT)

[C] something that is put in the same ​envelope or ​parcel as something ​else
(Definition of enclosure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"enclosure" in American English

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enclosurenoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈkloʊ·ʒər/
  • enclosure noun [C] (SEPARATE AREA)

an ​areasurrounded by a ​fence or other ​structure in ​order to be ​keptseparate from other ​areas: The ​dogs are in a ​fenced enclosure in the ​backyard.
  • enclosure noun [C] (LETTER)

something ​extra that is ​sent in a ​letter or ​package with the ​mainmessage: You will ​find two enclosures with this ​letter – a ​check and a ​photograph.
(Definition of enclosure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"enclosure" in Business English

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enclosurenoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈkləʊʒər/
COMMUNICATIONS a ​document, etc. that is ​included inside a ​letter: Please ​identify enclosures such as ​disks or ​checks in any ​correspondence.
(Definition of enclosure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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