- 1 1.1 (delimited zone) shopping precinct centro (m)/zona (f) comercial pedestrian precinct zona (f) peatonalMore example sentences1.2 (AmE) (police district) distrito (m) policial; (police station) comisaría (f)
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- There is also a possibility that the Jenkin's Lane area will be re-developed as a shopping precinct.
- Traders also hope the re-vamp will see the precinct compete with Bolton town centre and shopping complexes in neighbouring towns.
- ‘If it was in a shopping precinct then fine, but this is right in the middle of a residential area,’ he said.
More example sentences1.3 (voting district) (AmE) distrito (m) electoral, circunscripción (f)
- Data collection took place in nine police precincts in Baltimore City between January and August 1995.
- It is difficult to imagine how such small numbers, even when concentrated in particular police precincts, could yield the necessary political clout to force more sensitive policing.
- Dusk fades on the main drag of one of the city's toughest precincts and the cops on duty expect to be busy.
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- After his call had come in, another precinct, closer to his position, had dispatched officers to help him.
- She sounded distressed, and he could almost hear her voice broke slightly as she gave him the address of a police precinct in New York City.
- At police precincts in the city, the names of the 23 officers killed were read aloud.
- At the elementary school, converted into a polling station serving two precincts for the day, it was taking voters an average of one hour to vote.
- Bipartisan negotiations to reorganize electoral precincts for the general elections in April next year are going to kick off within this week.
- He also said a two-vote electoral system should also be adopted and that electoral precincts should be rezoned into smaller ones.
- 2(precincts pl)(of city) límites (mpl); (of cathedral, castle, hospital) recinto (m), predio(s) (m(pl)) (esp AmL) within the precincts of the university dentro del recinto universitario, en el predio or los predios de la universidad (esp AmL)More example sentences
- The Rector of Leeds started the races, which were held in the precincts of the parish church in Kirkgate.
- I'm starting to feel I'd like the whole thing kept IN the precincts of my church and OUT of the public sphere.
- This emphasis on Christian vocation beyond the precincts of the church itself and beyond the bounds of the Lutheran Communion has inspired liturgical creativity in many places.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province.