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Definición de “precinct” en inglés

precinct

noun uk   /ˈpriː.sɪŋkt/ us  

precinct noun (SHOPPING AREA)

[C] 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 precinct

precinct noun (AROUND BUILDING)

precincts [plural] (also precinct [C]) mainly UK formal the area that surrounds a building or place, especially one with a wall around it: A tunnel entrance was found within the precincts of the prison camp.

precinct noun (PART OF CITY)

[C] US a division of a city or a town, especially an area protected by a particular unit of the police or a division used for voting purposes: The voter turnout in most precincts is expected to be high.
(Definition of precinct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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