pedestrian precinct

pedestrian precinct
pedestrian precincts
A pedestrian precinct is a street or part of a town where vehicles are not allowed. [BRIT]
(in AM, usually use pedestrian mall)

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  • pedestrian precinct — see under ↑precinct • • • Main Entry: ↑pedestrian pedestrian precinct A traffic free area of a town, esp a shopping centre • • • Main Entry: ↑precinct * * * pedestrian precinct UK US noun [countable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • pedestrian precinct — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pedestrian precinct : singular pedestrian precinct plural pedestrian precincts British a street with shops, where vehicles are not allowed …   English dictionary

  • pedestrian precinct — pe.destrian precinct BrE pe.destrian mall AmE n a shopping area in the centre of a town where cars, trucks etc cannot go …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pedestrian precinct — BrE pedestrian mall, AmE noun (C) a shopping area in the centre of a town where traffic cannot go …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pedestrian precinct — noun An area in a town or city intended for pedestrians only, where vehicles (in particular motor vehicles) are not normally allowed …   Wiktionary

  • pedestrian precinct — region that is reserved for walking, region that is closed to motor vehicles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pedestrian precinct — /pəˌdestriən pri:sɪŋkt/ noun the part of a town which is closed to traffic so that people can walk about and shop …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • precinct — pre‧cinct [ˈpriːsɪŋkt] noun [countable] 1. an area of a city with many different shops, where cars are not allowed: • The hotel is within five minutes of the main shopping precinct. 2. an area in a city with its own local government, police force …   Financial and business terms

  • pedestrian mall — pedestrian malls N COUNT A pedestrian mall is the same as a pedestrian precinct. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • precinct — [[t]pri͟ːsɪŋkt[/t]] precincts 1) N COUNT A shopping precinct is an area in the centre of a town in which cars are not allowed. [BRIT] The Centre was a pedestrian precinct with a bandstand in the middle. Syn: shopping centre 2) N COUNT: usu ord N… …   English dictionary

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