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en·clo·sure

enclosure

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn klo zhr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a space that is surrounded, or something that surrounds.
They keep their dogs in an enclosure.The carpenters are making an enclosure for the yard.
definition 2: something sent in an envelope along with a letter.
He sent an enclosure of money along with the letter to his family.
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The word enclosure contains the following parts:
claus, clos, clud, clus Latin root that means to close
-ure Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or process of
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The suffix -ure attaches to Latin verb roots and English verbs.