Definition of 'precinct'
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You can just go down the shopping precinct. The Sun (2012)Two churches survive within its precincts; one still serves as a place of worship. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The main shopping precinct appeared abandoned as locals kept away, fearing violence. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Instead a more practical mini-series will be set in a nearby shopping precinct. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As a result, the motorist is made to feel like he or she is driving down a pedestrian precinct. The Sun (2016)Rather it is bleak, with the small precinct of shops shabby and some of the houses in poor condition. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The plot and subplots revolve as much around the police precinct and the town hall as the main characters' personal lives. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Many of her precinct captains had met or exceeded their targets for bringing out their core support of middle-aged and elderly women. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yes, the new shopping precinct isn't wonderful but we have great plans for a university. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I doubt we will see them down the shopping precinct selling the Big Issue any time soon. The Sun (2009)They are often found in Japanese temple precincts and are so tough that a few specimens survived the Hiroshima blast when all other vegetation was wiped out. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'precinct'
British English: precinct /ˈpriːsɪŋkt/ NOUN
A shopping precinct is an area in the centre of a town in which cars are not allowed.
- American English: pedestrian area
- Arabic: مَحَلّاتٌ تِـجَارِيَّةٌ حَوْلَ سَاحَةٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: recinto
- Chinese: 区域
- Croatian: četvrt
- Czech: pěší zóna
- Danish: område
- Dutch: district
- European Spanish: recinto
- Finnish: kävelyalue
- French: zone piétonne
- German: Bezirk
- Greek: περιφέρεια
- Italian: zona
- Japanese: 指定地区
- Korean: 보행자 전용 구역
- Norwegian: distrikt
- Polish: obręb
- European Portuguese: recinto
- Romanian: circumscripție
- Russian: пешеходная зона в центре города
- Spanish: recinto
- Swedish: polisdistrikt
- Thai: เขต
- Turkish: bölge kent
- Ukrainian: обгороджена територія
- Vietnamese: huyện
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