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  1. enclosure

    • IPA[inˈklōZHər]

    美式

    • n.
      an area that is sealed off with an artificial or natural barrier;an artificial or natural barrier that seals off an area
    • noun: enclosure, plural noun: enclosures

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. an area that is sealed off with an artificial or natural barrier a deer enclosure 同義詞 paddock, fold, pen, compound, stockade, ... 更多
    • an artificial or natural barrier that seals off an area the cemetery lay within a high walled enclosure
    • 2. the state of being enclosed, especially in a religious community the nuns kept strict enclosure
    • historical the process or policy of fencing in waste or common land so as to make it private property, as pursued in much of Britain in the 18th and early 19th centuries one of the chief effects of enclosure was to increase the number of landless workers
    • 3. a document or object placed in an envelope together with a letter. 同義詞 insertion, inclusion, addition, thing enclosed