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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
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present tense
I/you/we/theyclose off
he/she/itcloses off
present participleclosing off
past tenseclosed off
past participleclosed off
  1. to prevent people from entering a place, using a road, etc.
    The police have closed off the road to traffic.
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nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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