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district meaning

EN[ˈdɪstɹɪkt]
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  • A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government.
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  • NounPLdistrictsPREdis-
    1. An administrative division of an area.
      1. ‘I understand that the district was considered a sort of sanctuary,’ the Chief was saying. ‘An Alsatia like the ancient one behind the Strand, or the Saffron Hill before the First World War. […]’
    2. An area or region marked by some distinguishing feature.
      1. the Lake District in Cumbria
    3. (Britain) An administrative division of a county without the status of a borough.
      1. South Oxfordshire District Council
  • VerbSGdistrictsPRdistrictingPT, PPdistricted
    1. VT To divide into administrative or other districts.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore districtSUPmost district
      1. OBS rigorous; stringent; harsh.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The controlling party had apportioned the voting districts such that their party would be favored in the next election.
          • “It would appear to me that the case is being overtried by the district attorney’s office,” said Benjamin Brafman , a criminal defense lawyer and former prosecutor.
          • The bulk of K–12 education funds are allocated to school districts that in turn pay for the cost of operating schools.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • They will laicise each of the schools in the district.
          • A power surge at that generator created a blackout across the whole district.

      Meaning of district for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "district" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs
              • Transitive verbs
            Difficultness: Level 1
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            Definiteness: Level 8
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