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enclave

Pronunciation: /ˈenkleɪv/

Translation of enclave in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Geography/Geografía] enclave (masculine) a male enclave in a profession dominated by women un coto masculino en una profesión donde dominan las mujeres
    Example sentences
    • Deep suspicions and fears continue to divide the people into ethnic enclaves.
    • Should we instead be encouraging the foundation of a series of autonomous, loosely interdependent ethnic enclaves?
    • For example, not all immigrants resided in ethnic enclaves close to ethnic retail outlets.

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