Meaning of “precinct” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈpriːsɪŋkt/
a pedestrian/shopping precinct UK

an area in a town where there are shops and no cars are allowed

[ C ] US an area in a city that a particular group of police are responsible for, or the building in which they work:

the 45th precinct

(Definition of “precinct” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)