Translation of precinct in Spanish:


zona, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈprisɪŋ(k)t//ˈpriːsɪŋ(k)t/


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    • 1.1(delimited zone)

      zona feminine
      • "Unfortunately shopping precincts are a target for vandalism throughout the country.
      • My shopping precinct has no less than FOUR bakeries.
      • Independent traders say building work at Corsham shopping precinct is killing off custom.
      • It starts in the middle of a shopping precinct which is not exactly inspirational.
      • They will cover the shopping precinct and lighting in the area will also improve.
      • Six shops in The Shires shopping precinct were damaged when floodwater spilled under glass doors.
      • The scheme will make up one of the largest pedestrian precincts in the city.
      • Traders also hope the re-vamp will see the precinct compete with Bolton town centre and shopping complexes in neighbouring towns.
      • "We scoured the shopping precinct for her thinking she had just gone into another shop, but she had just disappeared.
      • Instead, my quest ended in the middle of a shopping precinct.
      • Arts and crafts have been crucial to the revival of Newtown as Johannesburg's cultural precinct.
      • ‘If it was in a shopping precinct then fine, but this is right in the middle of a residential area,’ he said.
      • Detectives were last night reviewing CCTV footage from cameras in the shopping precinct, in the hope that the killer and his accomplice have been captured on tape.
      • They were both stopped by a security guard as they were trying to leave the shopping precinct.
      • Traders are calling for an end to graffiti and vandalism plaguing a shopping precinct in Warminster.
      • There is also a possibility that the Jenkin's Lane area will be re-developed as a shopping precinct.
      • It features a shopping precinct and warmer rain.
      • The Council should be commended for starting the ball rolling on Bingley's regeneration and urged to pressure the new owners of the shopping precinct for speedy action.
      • "No plans were submitted which showed the bridging of the pedestrian precinct.
      • One of the first downtown areas to be focused on is Newtown, the city's cultural precinct.

    • 1.2US

      (police district) distrito policial masculine
      (police station) comisaría feminine
      • After his call had come in, another precinct, closer to his position, had dispatched officers to help him.
      • The crime rate in the Central Park police precinct is the lowest in all of New York City.
      • No, for my troubles I received a free three-hour stay in a police precinct and a desk appearance ticket.
      • Assigning police to work outside their precinct served both to insulate them from improper local influences, and to spread the work throughout the department.
      • He said the department handled 1200 tasks per month and could not permanently dedicate officers to policing the precinct.
      • Unfortunately, a lot of police precincts, what they do is tend to focus on a primary suspect and then disregard any evidence to the contrary.
      • Apart from people going to court or the police headquarters, the precinct is also used as a walkway from the market area to the rest of the city centre.
      • Last I heard Steve was running for a local precinct captain position in the August ballot.
      • Meanwhile, in the entire city of Brooklyn, according to the New York Police Department, including the precincts not covered by the gun court, the numbers stayed nearly constant for the year.
      • Again, the battalion took great care to distribute assets equally among the police precincts.
      • Grandpa went to the police precinct and came back with handcuffs.
      • Not that the police, at least those in the surrounding precincts, knew of the young victims' crimes, if not a criminal record.
      • Several times a week, police from each of the city's 76 precincts hook up with elite counter-terror units.
      • Police precincts were keeping crime and arrest information from each other for fear of giving a rival commander an advantage.
      • At police precincts in the city, the names of the 23 officers killed were read aloud.
      • Data collection took place in nine police precincts in Baltimore City between January and August 1995.
      • But just how effective can it be, when it angers commuters and packs police precincts with arrested activists?
      • For one thing, police precincts were only able to send simple text messages to officers in the field.
      • He wrote yesterday from a police precinct house in New Orleans.
      • Dusk fades on the main drag of one of the city's toughest precincts and the cops on duty expect to be busy.
      • The most popular solutions included increasing police presence in the precinct, upgrading lighting and installation of surveillance cameras.
      • During the mapping period, East Harlem had only two bars, and one is located on the corner of a block where a police precinct is located.
      • The result is that the two Times Square precincts that were the city's most violent thirty years ago are now safer than many suburbs.
      • Several were taken to a police precinct and left there overnight.
      • The precinct captain, when he rose to speak, was sure he had the goods.
      • She didn't think she could tell them that their little med school student daughter had spent the night at the police precinct.
      • The British anatomist Sir Francis Galton pioneered fingerprinting for criminal identification, but records clerks implemented his techniques in police precincts.
      • Reports have surfaced of celebrations in New York City police precincts immediately after the verdict was announced.
      • The police precinct captains could then dispatch patrols, communicate between stations, and control vehicles.
      • She sounded distressed, and he could almost hear her voice broke slightly as she gave him the address of a police precinct in New York City.
      • The articles quoted statements from the chiefs of two police precincts, who requested anonymity.
      • It is difficult to imagine how such small numbers, even when concentrated in particular police precincts, could yield the necessary political clout to force more sensitive policing.
      • You can't walk into a police precinct with intimate knowledge about these murders and claim a 200 year-old Puritan is responsible.
      • Discipline and training replace education for all but the privileged as schools increasingly take on an uncanny resemblance to oversized police precincts.
      • Talk to the police precinct and get crime statistics.
      • The crook was handcuffed and taken down to the police precinct.
      • Police from the local precinct responded, cordoned off the area, and investigated the incident.

    • 1.3US (voting district)

      distrito electoral masculine
      circunscripción feminine
      • He also said a two-vote electoral system should also be adopted and that electoral precincts should be rezoned into smaller ones.
      • Democratic officials also reported stronger support in Democratic precincts in Michigan and Pennsylvania.
      • Bipartisan negotiations to reorganize electoral precincts for the general elections in April next year are going to kick off within this week.
      • The central vote-counter was not programmed to expect more than 32,000 votes in any single precinct.
      • At the elementary school, converted into a polling station serving two precincts for the day, it was taking voters an average of one hour to vote.
      • The message communicated from my campaign is being shared the old-fashioned way, by walking precincts.
      • With 14 per cent of precincts reporting, 56 per cent of voters wanted him out while 44 favoured his staying in office.
      • The Green Party was unavailable to verify the number of delegates at its precinct caucus.
      • Again, although there are few precincts reporting this, I have a hunch.
      • About half of 1,500 blank ballots in one precinct, at a church, got wet and nobody knows how.
      • A candidate who doesn't muster the support of 15 percent in a precinct is not considered viable, and that candidate's supporters are allowed to make a second choice.
      • The election chiefs also propose to do away with voting precincts.
      • Absentee ballots will be delivered after the polls close to each precinct.
      • In some Democratic precincts 25 percent of voters reportedly did not vote for president.
      • So that's part of the reason that Georgia has become the first and only state in the United States to have touch-screen voting in every single precinct, in every single county in the state.
      • The sample should be at least 300 qualified responses taken from a cross-section of 20 voting precincts.
      • Secondly, exit polling needs to be banned from the premises of polling precincts due to their potential for misleading information and incorrect projections on the various networks.
      • But any candidate who does not reach 15 percent in a given precinct is deemed ‘not viable,’ and his supporters will then pick another.
      • A disproportionately high percentage of ballots later discarded for one reason or another were cast by minorities, as high as 31 percent in some precincts.
      • If a state has two polling time closings, we're going to wait until the very last precinct closes before we even breathe a word about what we've got.

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    (of cathedral, castle, hospital)
    (masculine plural) (of city) límites
    recinto masculine
    (masculine plural) predio(s) Latin America
    within the precincts of the university dentro del recinto universitario