Precinct and Section


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Precinct noun – A region of activity, knowledge, or influence.
Section is a synonym for precinct in area topic. In some cases you can use "Section" instead a noun "Precinct", when it comes to topics like subdivision.
Synonyms for Precinct


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Section noun – An area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature.
Usage example: several abandoned warehouses in the city's industrial section are being converted into art galleries and artists' lofts

Precinct is a synonym for section in division topic. You can use "Precinct" instead a noun "Section".
Nearby Words: sectioned, sector, sect, sectioning, sectional
Synonyms for Section

How words are described

small small precinct small section
entire entire precinct entire section
new new precinct new section
major major precinct major section
Other adjectives: last.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / You're Under Arrest! Cool Old Guy: The Section Chief and Detective Tokuno, senior officers at Bokuto, are both about fifty (which is, on average, twice older than most of the other people in the show) and steer their precinct rather impressively.
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