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enclose (someone or something) (with)in (something)

To put something around someone or something to hold or restrain it. My mother enclosed my medal in glass so that it wouldn't get scratched. If you let the dogs go outside alone, make sure to enclose them within the fenced part of the yard.
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enclosed please find (something)

A message included in a letter or package to tell the recipient what they should find inside. Enclosed please find the personnel files for your new employees.
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enclose someone or something (with)in something

to contain someone, something, or some space inside of something. The police enclosed the people in a safe area while the accident was being cleaned up. The farmer enclosed the pig within a new pen.
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enclosed please find...

Formal business writing for “it's in this envelope.” Until the middle of the 20th century, businesses corresponded in formal—some would say stilted—language. “Enclosed please find” was one phrase that, although still used by some law firms and insurance companies, is well on its way to join such archaisms as “in hand,” ult. for “ultimo” (meaning “last month” as in “I have your letter of the 15th ult. in hand . . .”), inst. for “instant” or this month, and prox. for “proximo” or next month. Perhaps e-mail abbreviations like LOL, IOW, and TTFN will someday be considered just as quaint.
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The Enclosed data revealed other knicker tidbits surrounding customers' special requests.
We have to look at all the options available to us whether it's an enclosed cockpit or not, but I think those conversations need to go on behind the scenes.
Efforts to improve the printing performance of enclosed media resulted in a change in the way that the paste in the paste chamber is pressurized.
Elliot has been involved in the leasing and redevelopment of enclosed malls totaling over 32 million square feet in seven states.
Premises are enclosed if they have a ceiling or roof and windows or passageways, and substantially enclosed if they have a ceiling or roof, but have an opening in the walls which is less than half of the total wall area.
So, clearly, a conservatory, a bus and a shed are enclosed premises.
Initially, enclosed print heads were thought to be the solution to all printing process issues.
The enclosed facility also is highly automated, with cameras at various locations in the plant.
That has led to an examination of new ways to mitigate damage and loss from building fires, including mandates to provide enclosed elevator lobbies.
Samples derived from enclosed waters caused the greatest activity; the researchers calculate that in the open waters, the activity would be the equivalent of up to 3% of the AR activity, caused by DHT alone.
Changing rooms are enclosed by panels of electropic glass that can turn opaque at the flick of a switch.
Pannevis offers both Horizontal Vacuum Belt Filters and an enclosed Vertical Tower Press for the phamaceutical industry.
Designed with applications such as spot or MIG welding in mind, all models feature an enclosed, protected cylinder rod and linkage, as well as a lower and narrower mounting profile.
Designed with applications such as spot or MIG welding in mind, DE-STA-CO Models 8021, 8071, and 8101 fully-enclosed, pneumatic hold-down clamps feature an enclosed, protected cylinder rod and linkage, as well as a lower and narrower mounting profile.
Danfoss Drives has introduced Enclosed Drive Panels for its VLT 2800, VLT 4000 VT and VLT 5000 Series adjustable frequency drives.