Definition of 'enclosure'
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It would be nice to get him back in the winners' enclosure. The Sun (2017)The new enclosure is brilliant for us as it allows us to give the gorillas the enrichment they need. The Sun (2007)Their plight was made much more apparent by the sudden deluge of enclosure acts at the end of the eighteenth century. DEVASTATING EDEN: The Search for Utopia in America (2004)The air in the winners' enclosure really will be blue. The Sun (2012)Today's summer season is no longer preoccupied with being in a royal enclosure. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Its winner 's enclosure will be transformed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Within the new enclosure they do the same, but in the company of other families. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)In 1945 her father set about expanding the zoo with new enclosures made from wartime road blocks. Times, Sunday Times (2015)No wonder racegoers rushed through the rain and mist afterwards to greet her in the winner 's enclosure. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)But in spite of that, one of her favourite moments with him took place in his new enclosure. The Sun (2014)I was greeted by sheer bedlam in the winner 's enclosure. FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)In 1875, the days of free attendance would vanish with the enclosure of many racecourses. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)Then again, have you tried getting into the royal enclosure at Ascot recently? Times, Sunday Times (2012)And that's just the royal enclosure over five days in June. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His size means he will require a new enclosure, which will cost at least 250,000. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A video was released of her hobbling on three legs, before happily walking across her enclosure with her new leg. The Sun (2015)A design for a new giant panda enclosure is being prepared, and it is expected to be built next spring. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A series of enclosure acts down the centuries have fenced in common land and caused the masses to fight the toffs for the right to roam. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A zoo was forced to close and call in the police after eight chimpanzees escaped while they were being moved to a new enclosure yesterday morning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For my money, capitalism begins with the enclosure of common land in the 18th century and has been distorting human endeavour since then. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It swerved through the air and sailed into a fenced enclosure 20 feet away and I smiled to myself. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'enclosure'
British English: enclosure NOUN
An enclosure is an area of land that is surrounded by a wall or fence and that is used for a particular purpose.
This enclosure was so vast that the outermost wall could hardly be seen.
Definition of enclosure from the Collins English Dictionary
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