Translation of precinct in Spanish:

precinct

zona, n.

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

noun

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    • 1.1(delimited zone)

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

    • 1.2US

      (police district) distrito policial masculine
      (police station) comisaría feminine
      • For one thing, police precincts were only able to send simple text messages to officers in the field.
      • The precinct captain, when he rose to speak, was sure he had the goods.
      • He said the department handled 1200 tasks per month and could not permanently dedicate officers to policing the precinct.
      • Again, the battalion took great care to distribute assets equally among the police precincts.
      • The most popular solutions included increasing police presence in the precinct, upgrading lighting and installation of surveillance cameras.
      • You can't walk into a police precinct with intimate knowledge about these murders and claim a 200 year-old Puritan is responsible.
      • No, for my troubles I received a free three-hour stay in a police precinct and a desk appearance ticket.
      • Several times a week, police from each of the city's 76 precincts hook up with elite counter-terror units.
      • The British anatomist Sir Francis Galton pioneered fingerprinting for criminal identification, but records clerks implemented his techniques in police precincts.
      • 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.
      • Police precincts were keeping crime and arrest information from each other for fear of giving a rival commander an advantage.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Talk to the police precinct and get crime statistics.
      • Dusk fades on the main drag of one of the city's toughest precincts and the cops on duty expect to be busy.
      • Not that the police, at least those in the surrounding precincts, knew of the young victims' crimes, if not a criminal record.
      • She didn't think she could tell them that their little med school student daughter had spent the night at the police precinct.
      • 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.
      • The crime rate in the Central Park police precinct is the lowest in all of New York City.
      • Reports have surfaced of celebrations in New York City police precincts immediately after the verdict was announced.
      • Police from the local precinct responded, cordoned off the area, and investigated the incident.
      • After his call had come in, another precinct, closer to his position, had dispatched officers to help him.
      • At police precincts in the city, the names of the 23 officers killed were read aloud.
      • He wrote yesterday from a police precinct house in New Orleans.
      • Last I heard Steve was running for a local precinct captain position in the August ballot.
      • Discipline and training replace education for all but the privileged as schools increasingly take on an uncanny resemblance to oversized police precincts.
      • 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.
      • Data collection took place in nine police precincts in Baltimore City between January and August 1995.
      • Several were taken to a police precinct and left there overnight.
      • 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.
      • Grandpa went to the police precinct and came back with handcuffs.
      • But just how effective can it be, when it angers commuters and packs police precincts with arrested activists?
      • The crook was handcuffed and taken down to the police precinct.
      • The police precinct captains could then dispatch patrols, communicate between stations, and control vehicles.
      • Assigning police to work outside their precinct served both to insulate them from improper local influences, and to spread the work throughout the department.
      • 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 articles quoted statements from the chiefs of two police precincts, who requested anonymity.

    • 1.3US (voting district)

      distrito electoral masculine
      circunscripción feminine
      • 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.
      • About half of 1,500 blank ballots in one precinct, at a church, got wet and nobody knows how.
      • Absentee ballots will be delivered after the polls close to each precinct.
      • With 14 per cent of precincts reporting, 56 per cent of voters wanted him out while 44 favoured his staying in office.
      • But any candidate who does not reach 15 percent in a given precinct is deemed ‘not viable,’ and his supporters will then pick another.
      • The election chiefs also propose to do away with voting precincts.
      • The message communicated from my campaign is being shared the old-fashioned way, by walking precincts.
      • The central vote-counter was not programmed to expect more than 32,000 votes in any single precinct.
      • Bipartisan negotiations to reorganize electoral precincts for the general elections in April next year are going to kick off within this week.
      • The sample should be at least 300 qualified responses taken from a cross-section of 20 voting precincts.
      • 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.
      • He also said a two-vote electoral system should also be adopted and that electoral precincts should be rezoned into smaller ones.
      • In some Democratic precincts 25 percent of voters reportedly did not vote for president.
      • Again, although there are few precincts reporting this, I have a hunch.
      • The Green Party was unavailable to verify the number of delegates at its precinct caucus.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • Democratic officials also reported stronger support in Democratic precincts in Michigan and Pennsylvania.
      • 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.

  • 2precincts plural

    (of city) límites masculine
    (of cathedral, castle, hospital) recinto masculine
    (of cathedral, castle, hospital) predio masculine Latin America
    (of cathedral, castle, hospital) predios masculine Latin America
    within the precincts of the university dentro del recinto universitario
    • Chaucer was buried in the Abbey only because the year before he had gone to live in a tenement in the Abbey's precincts, perhaps as a reward for loyal service as a courtier and civil servant.
    • In the second phase, which has not even been costed yet, an attempt would be make to make the art gallery, city library and King's Manor more a part of the St Mary's Abbey precinct.
    • The Rector of Leeds started the races, which were held in the precincts of the parish church in Kirkgate.
    • The Castle car park could be restored as a historic castle precinct and give us a public green space.
    • There, entering the temple precincts, was a poverty-stricken couple with a baby almost six weeks old!
    • It has invaded the precincts of both liturgical churches and free churches.
    • His position with respect to provisional ballots cast outside of the voter's precinct was upheld last week by a federal court of appeals.
    • The provision of a model would give a better idea of the size and layout of the abbey and its precinct.
    • The right place for " living history " re-enactments is a restored castle precinct.
    • A more despicable picture comes to view as one enters the precinct of the shrine.
    • The car park was an historic castle precinct.
    • I'm starting to feel I'd like the whole thing kept IN the precincts of my church and OUT of the public sphere.
    • The four knights proceeded into the walled cathedral precinct.
    • At the centre of the city was a sacred precinct with numerous public buildings.
    • This emphasis on Christian vocation beyond the precincts of the church itself and beyond the bounds of the Lutheran Communion has inspired liturgical creativity in many places.