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Definition of the noun precinct
What does precinct mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: precincts
- a district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes
- example: During a sprint through the pedestrian precinct, I collided with a man eating a Currywurst.
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- more generic term: city district = a district of a town or city
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Alternative definition of the noun precinct
- [chiefly in the plural] An enclosed space having defined limits, normally marked by walls.
- [UK] A pedestrianized and uncovered shopping area.
- [US, law enforcement] A subdivision of a city under the jurisdiction of a specific group of police; the police station situated in that district.
- [US] A subdivision of a city or town for the purposes of voting and representation in city or town government. In cities, precincts may be grouped into wards.
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Precinct: A precinct is a space enclosed by the walls or other boundaries of a particular place or building, or by an arbitrary and imaginary line drawn around it. The term is often used to refer to a division of a police department in a large city. New York City uses the term "precinct" for its police stations.
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by Stefan Roesch
The tourist precinct is a zone in which tourists move back and forth to experience several different nuclei in a short time, for example the clustered attractions that can be found in a city such as Paris. Film locations can be part of such a tourist ...
Chinatown Gangs (2000)
Extortion, Enterprise, and Ethnicity by Ko-lin Chin
A precinct is a police command subdivision; it carries out law enforcement functions such as patrol work, safety and traffic control, and criminal investigations within its territory. The precincts are supported by borough commands, divisions of ...
Shopping Environments (2007)
by Peter Coleman
The precinct is a significant development in the evolution of shopping environments as it represents the first purpose-built organised collections of shops to emerge in Europe since the arcades. Prior to this shops were randomly arranged in the ...
by Pamela Odih
The shopping precinct is a rootless re-ordering of the urban landscape. Its timeless capacious buildings and vivid media implosion denote 'a loss of referential anchorage to the world' (ibid.: 196). While retaining elements of the milling crowd, ...
Continuity and Change Over Ten Presidential Elections by John S. Jackson
The political precinct is a tough neighborhood; the political game rewards competitive, confident, intelligent, and aggressive behavior.
Life Line Dispatcher (2010)
by Carolyn Taylor Pates
Today, the precinct is an International recognized, restored historical building, open to the public, operated by the retirees of COM-R-POCBA, located at 480 NW 10th street. Thank you Otis Davis for the on and our first Black Chief of police ...
Blow Fly (2004)
Scarpetta by Patricia Cornwell
Cunningly designed, ingeniously laid out, composed with Cornwellian skill, this farfromTheLast Precinct is a model of the art.” —Los Angeles Times “The most unexpected of the Kay Scarpetta novels so far . . . Compelling . . . Terrific.” —The ...
by Edwin A. Cranston
today's western precinct is a rebuilding farther to the west. The ranks Lesser Virtue (shotoku) and Greater Benevolence (dainin) were second and third in a rank structure instituted in 603. The song has been explained plausibly as ...
by Lane H. Kendig
A grade-separated pedestrian precinct is the model ideally suited to urban cores with densities many times that of Venice. A modern example is the Riverwalk in San Antonio (fig. 1-53), which is evolving from a tourist facility to regional ...
Dictionary of Politics (1992)
Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms by Walter John Raymond
by Larry E. Sullivan
LAUNCHING THE PROCESS Compstat meetings grew out of a need for a mechanism to improve precinct COs' crime-fighting...
by William Safire
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- Precinct Meaning
Video shows what precinct means. An enclosed space having defined limits, normally marked by walls.. A pedestrianized and uncovered shopping area.
- Shopping precinct Meaning
Video shows what shopping precinct means. shopping mall, shopping centre. Shopping precinct Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...
- Pedestrian precinct Meaning
Video shows what pedestrian precinct means. An area in a town or city intended for pedestrians only, where vehicles (in particular motor vehicles) are not ...
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Scrabble value of P3R1E1C3I1N1C3T1
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