unenclosed

adjective

un·​en·​closed ˌən-in-ˈklōzd How to pronounce unenclosed (audio)
-en-
: not enclosed or fenced in
unenclosed land/space

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The council approved a ban on smoking in unenclosed dining areas. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 July 2022 The council will also discuss whether to allow smoking in unenclosed dining areas; a request for proposals for a safe parking lot program for homeless people, and potential locations for dog parks. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 June 2022 Then a second, unenclosed facility opened, creating similar noise issues to those found in Limestone. Kevin Williams, Anchorage Daily News, 18 Mar. 2022 The report argued that, under the California Retail Food Code, a fire extinguisher could suffice on an unenclosed cart. Emily Alpert Reyes Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 11 Aug. 2021 Those codes deal with roofing and siding materials, gutters, ventilation, and structures like decks, patio covers and unenclosed floors. oregonlive, 23 June 2021 In England, unenclosed pasture and treeless grasslands retain their names as forests today, as attested by the New Forest in Hampshire, once a royal hunting ground for William the Conqueror, or the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire. Anchorage Daily News, 14 Mar. 2021 The footage reportedly showed Trotter pull into his alley shortly after Combs walked into an unenclosed porch on the side of Trotter’s house. Sarah Horner, Twin Cities, 4 Nov. 2019 Over the summer, buyers had taken the first step in snapping up dozens of condo apartments — or rather unenclosed patches of sky that would one day metamorphose into apartments. Justin Davidson, Daily Intelligencer, 10 Jan. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1676, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unenclosed was in 1676

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Cite this Entry

“Unenclosed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unenclosed. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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