noun \in-ˈklō-zhər, en-\

: an area that is surrounded by a wall, fence, etc. : an enclosed space

: something that is included with a letter or in a package

: the act of enclosing something

Full Definition of ENCLOSURE

:  the act or action of enclosing :  the quality or state of being enclosed
:  something that encloses
:  something enclosed <a letter with two enclosures>

Variants of ENCLOSURE

en·clo·sure also in·clo·sure \in-\

Examples of ENCLOSURE

  1. During the day the horses are kept in an enclosure.
  2. a letter with two enclosures
  3. One of the enclosures was a photograph.
  4. the enclosure of a photograph with a letter
  5. the enclosure of the garden

First Known Use of ENCLOSURE

15th century


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