Definition of pedestrian precinct in English:

pedestrian precinct


  • An area of a town restricted to pedestrians.

    • ‘The road outside our store turns into a pedestrian precinct between the hours of 10 am - 4.30 pm.’
    • ‘Some animal rights demonstrators were standing in a pedestrian precinct, outside a shop selling furs.’
    • ‘Mr Jones said in other parts of the town it was clear businesses such as his benefited from passing trade, rather than a pedestrian precinct.’
    • ‘The 30 ft tree, which cost around £1, 500 and was funded by city centre traders, was left strewn across the pedestrian precinct.’
    • ‘The scheme will make up one of the largest pedestrian precincts in the city.’


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