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pedestrian precinct

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Definition of pedestrian precinct in English:

noun

British
An area of a town restricted to pedestrians.
Example sentences
  • The 30 ft tree, which cost around £1, 500 and was funded by city centre traders, was left strewn across the pedestrian precinct.
  • The road outside our store turns into a pedestrian precinct between the hours of 10 am - 4.30 pm.
  • Mr Jones said in other parts of the town it was clear businesses such as his benefited from passing trade, rather than a pedestrian precinct.

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