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precinct

noun

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a region of activity, knowledge, or influence
  • a sexist attitude that was pretty common in the precincts of the automobile business

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The first known use of precinct was in the 15th century

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“Precinct.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/precinct. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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