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enclosure

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkləʊʒər; ɪnˈkləʊʒə(r)/

Translation of enclosure in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (enclosed space) recinto (masculine) a fenced enclosure un cercado 1.2 (for spectators) (British English/inglés británico) [Sport/Deporte] recinto (masculine) a members' enclosure un recinto para socios the stewards' enclosure recinto oficial ([ reservado a invitados especiales ])
    Example sentences
    • Best Mate, trained by Henrietta Knight, won his third Gold Cup last year and now has an enclosure named after him at the course.
    • It was a far cry from members' enclosures at racetracks.
    • From the track to the unsaddling enclosure, every yard felt like a mile.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (of land) cercamiento (masculine)
  • 3 countable/numerable (thing enclosed)[ información, documentos etc anexos a una carta ]
    Example sentences
    • The Park itself has many other attractions, such as woodland walks, deer enclosures and wild boar areas.
    • Some days later, half a dozen plastic covers containing some popcorn were found near one of the deer enclosures.
    • How can one be sure that the dry moat surrounding the enclosures would actually prevent the lions or the bears from jumping across?
    Example sentences
    • The letter's enclosures included documents in support of that charge.
    • Letters hold surprising enclosures - pressed violets, four-leaf clovers, and the occasional trinket.
    • Having considered her letter and enclosures we find that the reason that she has given for her non-attendance is quite unsatisfactory.

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