What does precinct mean?

Definitions for precinct
ˈpri sɪŋktprecinct

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precinct(noun)

    a district of a city or town marked out for administrative purposes

Wiktionary

  1. precinct(Noun)

    An enclosed space having defined limits, normally marked by walls.

  2. precinct(Noun)

    A pedestrianized and uncovered shopping area.

  3. precinct(Noun)

    A subdivision of a city under the jurisdiction of a specific group of police; the police station situated in that district.

  4. precinct(Noun)

    A subdivision of a city or town for the purposes of voting and representation in city or town government. In cities, precincts may be grouped into wards.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Precinct(noun)

    the limit or exterior line encompassing a place; a boundary; a confine; limit of jurisdiction or authority; -- often in the plural; as, the precincts of a state

    Etymology: [LL. praecinctum, fr. L. praecingere, praecinctum, to gird about, to encompass; prae before + cingere to gird, surround. See Pre-, and Cincture.]

  2. Precinct(noun)

    a district within certain boundaries; a minor territorial or jurisdictional division; as, an election precinct; a school precinct

    Etymology: [LL. praecinctum, fr. L. praecingere, praecinctum, to gird about, to encompass; prae before + cingere to gird, surround. See Pre-, and Cincture.]

  3. Precinct(noun)

    a parish or prescribed territory attached to a church, and taxed for its support

    Etymology: [LL. praecinctum, fr. L. praecingere, praecinctum, to gird about, to encompass; prae before + cingere to gird, surround. See Pre-, and Cincture.]

Freebase

  1. Precinct

    A precinct is a space enclosed by the walls or other boundaries of a particular place or building, or by an arbitrary and imaginary line drawn around it. The term has several different uses. It can, for example, refer to a division of a police department in a large city.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Precinct

    prē′singkt, n. limit or boundary of a place: a district or division within certain boundaries: limit of jurisdiction or authority. [L. præcinctus, pa.p. of præcingĕrepræ, before, cingĕre, to gird.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precinct in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precinct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of precinct in a Sentence

  1. Chuck Laudner:

    We have so many supporters out there that we have to train if they're going to be caucus captains and take charge in their precinct.

  2. Chuck Laudner:

    You have to convince them there's no secret handshake, we have so many supporters out there that we have to train if they're going to be caucus captains and take charge in their precinct.

  3. John Bel Edwards:

    The reasons include taking into account the older age of the majority of precinct volunteers and workers, and the need to reduce public contact, and also to allow maximum participation by all voters, regardless of their age and their health conditions.

  4. Gary Buske:

    We're just supposed to contact all of our friends, push it, and then they're making calls and doing door knocking and compiling voter lists and precinct captains and all that, it's all a ground game right now. I'm excited about it. He's right where he wants to be, and he's spending money very carefully and very slowly and very wisely and building the ground game. It's just building.

  5. Rachel Phillips:

    As part of our training, we've been taught to meet as many people in Jane Meyer precinct as possible. So, we have personal relationships with a lot of people who are in our precinct, maybe somebody that we do have in Pete's corner may know that person who is going for Amy Klobuchar and may know things that are important to them. We are trying to form those personal relationships before caucus night.

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  • منطقةArabic
  • περίβολοςGreek
  • recintoSpanish
  • vaalialue, jalankulkualue, vaalipiiri, piiri, poliisipiiriFinnish
  • bureau, arrondissement de commune, canton, district, enceinteFrench
  • मेंडHindi
  • 구내Korean
  • incintăRomanian
  • территория, избирательный округ, район, избирательный участок, округRussian
  • polisstationSwedish
  • บริเวณThai
  • phườngVietnamese
  • 管理区Chinese

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