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enclose

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkləʊz/

Translation of enclose in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (surround) encerrar*; (fence in) cercar* a valley enclosed by high mountains un valle circundado or rodeado de altas montañas
    Example sentences
    • The spaces in between are enclosed with glass, making two internal courtyards.
    • The back of the truck was open, but the sides were enclosed with splintery, yellow wood.
    • The open space around the blocks of flats was divided into semi-private areas that were enclosed with railings and gates.
    Example sentences
    • Landowners in Winterbourne Monkton had an Act of Parliament passed in 1813 to enable them to enclose common land in the parish.
    • Soon after growth accelerated when the common was enclosed and plots of land were sold off.
    • Most of the land was enclosed for agriculture use.
    1.2
    (enclosed past participle of/participio pasado de)
    [area/space] cerrado an enclosed order [Religion/Religión] una orden de clausura
  • 2 (in letter) adjuntar, acompañar please find enclosed a copy of the original order se adjunta or se acompaña copia del pedido original I enclose a check for $500 adjunto or acompaño un cheque por $500 some samples were enclosed with the letter junto con la carta iban/venían unas muestras
    Example sentences
    • I wrote her a letter, enclosing a self-addressed envelope for her convenience.
    • It is enclosed in a sealed envelope along with this letter.
    • Meanwhile I enclose copies of two letters from the estate agent both dated 14 January 2000 for your information.

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