the end of something such as a period of time, event, or activity
close of: towards the close of the 18th century
at the close of business/trading: Shares were unchanged at 48p at the close of business today.
draw/come to a close: The event occurred at the time when the Stone Age was drawing to a close.
bring/draw/call something to a close: I will do anything to help bring this matter to a close.
It’s time to call this meeting to a close.
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