Enclave vs. Conclave

Enclave =  a group of people who are different from the people living in the surrounding area.

  • A Tamil speaking enclave in London.
  • Vatican city is an example of an enclave in Rome.
  • The central part of Thrissur city is a Christian enclave.
  • That territory is an American enclave inside Afghanistan.

Conclave = Conference, convention, session etc.

  • The annual conclave of newspaper publishers.
  • The Young Women’s Leadership Conclave held at Thrissur at the initiative of Prof.Philip Sabu evoked tremendous response from the public.

(2) conclave = a confidential or secret meeting.

  • A conclave of political leaders.
  • The conclave of cardinals elected the new Pope.

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