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noun as in subdivision

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There are decisions that need to be made if we want to move away from the traditional neighborhood precinct model that we have now.

Whether or not America believes in rising sea levels pivots based on a few precincts in Pittsburgh.

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Navalny’s suffering combined with his relentless exposure of corruption—something Putin’s own lieutenants have described as a pathology eating away at the nation—have won him admirers in the unlikeliest precincts of Russia’s vast demography.

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Until August 2019, Sacramento had been categorizing certain complaints as mere “inquiries” to be resolved informally at the precinct or watch level.

In interviews, current and former officers said overtime pay was a significant driver of their arrests, which are made by vice and by neighborhood precincts.

Buses filled with cops from the 84th Precinct, where Liu had worked.

In an effort to gain early attention, he focused his attention on the Iowa precinct caucuses, which had never mattered much.

Bratton now announced that he was appointing Ramos an honorary chaplain at the 84th Precinct where he was assigned.

Ballinger was at first speechless when asked about the 75 Precinct reception.

His most recent assignment was the 84th Precinct, at the Brooklyn end of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Now to live in this sacred precinct, as every one in Radnor knows, gives an immediate claim to distinction.

But the oldest gods of all, says Pausanias repeatedly, were rude stones in the temple or the temple precinct.

The democratic party finds in him a stanch supporter of its principles and he is now serving as chairman of his precinct.

Soon the captain of the precinct arrived, called his man off, and ordered my driver released.

The biographers as a rule have agreed that Lincoln received all of the votes cast in the New Salem precinct except three.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to precinct, such as: district, neighborhood, ward, area, community, and department.

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