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adjective closed pronunciation in American English /kloʊzd/
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  1. 1
    if a door, window, lid, etc. is closed, it is covering an open area, passage, or hole
    closed curtains
    All the doors are closed and locked.
    tightly closed/closed tight: Keep your eyes tightly closed.
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  2. 2
    not operating or doing business, especially for the night or weekend
    All the stores were closed.
    closed to: This part of the museum is closed to the public.
  3. 3
    held in private, with no reporters or members of the public allowed
    Cases of this type are tried in a closed military court.
    in closed session: The meeting was held in closed session.
  4. 4
    not willing to consider the ideas, opinions, or beliefs of other people or groups
    a closed society
    You can’t approach these kind of situations with a closed mind.
  5. 5
    with a fixed or limited number of parts, members, or answers
    a closed question
    The law is not a closed set of rules and principles.

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