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district

dis·trict

district

 
pronunciation:
dI strihkt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a specific area characterized by its use for a particular purpose.
Our office is in the business district.This area of town is the manufacturing district.
synonyms:
quarter, section
similar words:
area, neighborhood, part, territory, zone
definition 2: a division of territory made for the purpose of administration or management.
That neighborhood is not within the city school district.
synonyms:
precinct, ward
similar words:
arrondissement, constituency, prefecture, zone
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: districted, districting, districts
definition: to divide into districts.
similar words:
divide, gerrymander, redistrict
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