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noun [countable] precinct pronunciation in American English /ˈpriˌsɪŋkt/ 
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  1. 1
    American a district in a town or city, usually organized for voting, police, or government purposes

    the tenth electoral precinct

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  2. 3
    British a part of a town that has a particular use, especially an area where no cars are allowed

    a shopping precinct

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    [plural] British the area around an important building, especially a college or cathedral
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