enclosure

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noun en·clo·sure \in-ˈklō-zhər, en-\

Definition of enclosure

  1. 1 :  the act or action of enclosing :  the quality or state of being enclosed

  2. 2 :  something that encloses

  3. 3 :  something enclosed <a letter with two enclosures>

Examples of enclosure in a sentence

  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

15th Century

First Known Use of enclosure

15th century

Variants of enclosure

less commonly

inclosure

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ENCLOSURE Defined for English Language Learners

enclosure

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noun en·clo·sure \in-ˈklō-zhər, en-\

Definition of enclosure for English Language Learners

  • : 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


ENCLOSURE Defined for Kids

enclosure

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noun en·clo·sure \in-ˈklō-zhər\

Definition of enclosure for Students

  1. 1 :  the act of closing in or surrounding <enclosure of the animals>

  2. 2 :  a space that is closed in <The sheep escaped their enclosure.>

  3. 3 :  the act of including with a letter or package <enclosure of a photo>

  4. 4 :  something included with a letter or package



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