Meaning of CLOSURE in English

CLOSURE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

pit closures

a national strike against pit closures

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

base

Plan also recommends more base closures .

George Wagner, was moved here as part of the 1995 base closure and realignment process.

The Marines take over Miramar from the Navy Oct. 1 as part of the base closure and realignment process.

Cutting troops to loosen that money could signal another round of base closures , said B.. Securities analyst Wolfgang Demisch.

early

The hospitals more remote from their catchment area were thus the natural early candidates for closure .

Not surprisingly, it was another early closure , with only a few people living nearby.

immediate

Education Secretary John Patten warned that any school which failed to check whether staff had a criminal record would face immediate closure .

The quake shattered windows in the control tower at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and forced the airport's immediate closure .

partial

In addition there are two cross-overs in mid-Channel to allow partial closure of the tunnel for maintenance purposes.

Most corporate headquarters and bank branches in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh were open Tuesday after partial closures yesterday.

possible

This is due to be announced next month and is widely predicted to involve jobs losses and possible plant closures .

Currently, around 1 700 beds are closed, leaving 2 500 earmarked for possible closure .

The Education Committee evaluated Village school for possible closure because the teacher had reached the age of retirement.

It is among several which fear possible closure within months unless the new assessment and funding procedures move up several gears.

Russell Telford was protesting against the possible closure of 31 pits.

It displayed particular concern over a possible closure of the Strait of Hormuz and a determination to take action to avoid this.

Next, they considered the possible closure of Village school.

proposed

He referred to the new written policy and circulated four letters from parents objecting to the proposed closure .

Nalgo members were protesting at the proposed closure of a 24-hour crisis intervention centre.

social

At the very top of the hierarchy, elite recruitment shows the most social closure .

Thus social closure is still real, and tickets to the top depend on property, connections or elite education.

The degree of social closure of the upper class is considerably enhanced by the extensive networks of interlocking directorships.

In addition, there is still considerable social closure and self-recruitment at the very top of the occupational structure.

In the caste system social closure is achieved through prohibitions which prevent members of a caste from marrying outside their caste.

The caste system is an extreme example of social closure since the exclusion of outsiders from the status group is so complete.

Broadly speaking, the less social closure there is, the less cohesive the social class grouping will be.

temporary

There are no formal arrangements for temporary closure , but there are rules and regulations when permanent closure is being considered.

This summary is only a temporary closure in the meaning of objectification.

■ NOUN

factory

Many factory closures are on the way, with perhaps as many as 600,000 jobs at risk.

The province has become sadly familiar with news of lay-offs and redundancies, factory closures and company collapses.

hospital

She knows from inside the sadness of a hospital closure .

There was a strong element of a gamble on the future in any psychiatric hospital closure .

This basic pattern was further complicated as hospital closure programmes progressed and patients were moved back to their health authority of origin.

The advert is aimed at doctors threatened with possible redundancy by the Government's programme of London hospital closures and mergers.

And data on mental hospital closures are important.

order

Yet it is he, and not their Minister, who has to defend closure orders in Parliament.

The closure order came on a Sunday night, with no forewarning.

The association reported one item of progress, welcoming the recent closure order for the eastern end of Fairview Road.

pit

The firm is centralising production in Lancashire, and staff are blaming the job losses on the Government's pit closure programme.

He found himself under severe pressure last year when the pit closure programme was announced.

These ravenous companies claim to provide jobs to communities starved of employment following the pit closures .

Occupancy at Pontins dropped 13% and bookings dipped after pit closures were announced.

The breakaway union is balloting its members for a one-day token strike in protest over the amended pit closure plans.

Barr Thomson blamed the Government's pit closure announcement for its failure.

plan

Tory Derek Lamberth said closure plans had been on the agenda for two years.

There were also strong words for the architects of the closure plan .

The breakaway union is balloting its members for a one-day token strike in protest over the amended pit closure plans .

Members of the ruling Labour group have blamed the Government for the circumstances which led to the closure plan .

Management were meeting staff this afternoon to reveal details of the closure plan , which would mean job losses.

The caucus thus gave continuity at the top throughout the development of the closure plan .

plant

This is due to be announced next month and is widely predicted to involve jobs losses and possible plant closures .

Of the $ 27 million charge, about $ 15 million relates to severance pay and plant closures .

The job cuts and plant closure could help improve Bausch&038;.

From 1977 to 1987, the scale of plant closure and/or contraction in many cities was extremely dramatic.

Some of the increase may have been due to seasonal auto plant closures .

Employers could provide advance warning of intended plant closures or major reorganisation.

We were relatively lucky; major plant closures require 60 days' notice, and we received severance pay.

programme

Their plight is an indirect result of the closure programme .

The firm is centralising production in Lancashire, and staff are blaming the job losses on the Government's pit closure programme .

Some try to match the closure programme to meet the Staff needs.

Soon the speed and scope of the closure programme will increase.

He found himself under severe pressure last year when the pit closure programme was announced.

The outcry was such that on Oct. 19 the government postponed part of the closure programme .

With the beginning of the closure programme in the pits the situation changed dramatically.

school

Staff turnover has been high in the last few years as school closure has loomed closer.

In the original submission the deputy head felt that the impending school closure was a strong argument for receiving the money.

Effects of school closure on material existence of community. 6.

Effects of school closure on the atmosphere and/or symbolic existence of the community. 7.

It was not until 1981 that school closure seemed the inevitable solution to falling rolls.

They don't refer to particular cases of primary school closure in any particular location.

■ VERB

announce

Contractors BAe has already announced the closure of its plant in Hatfield, Herts.

There the workers occupied their factory when the multinational company Molins announced its closure .

A well-known newspaper article in 1935 announcing the closure referred to the family atmosphere of the line.

Brachs, a confectionery company, recently took Chicago by surprise when it announced the closure of its local factory.

When they announced the closure of the North and South Works, things were very uncertain.

bring

Knowing who or why this has happened will not bring her back, but will only bring us closure .

And for the country, it brings closure .

But it would be great if this brings closure .

cause

The damage caused by this closure will continue to be felt for many years.

earmark

Currently, around 1 700 beds are closed, leaving 2 500 earmarked for possible closure .

His pit was earmarked for closure , his redundancy money would not pay off the mortgage and other work was scarce.

face

The drastic cuts come a week after Aldershot were wound up and rekindle fears for several Fourth Division clubs facing closure .

Education Secretary John Patten warned that any school which failed to check whether staff had a criminal record would face immediate closure .

The homes are no longer facing closure .

It is the second Worlingworth firm to face closure within a few weeks.

Read in studio A church playgroup is facing closure because, it's claimed, church elders don't like children.

Read in studio A racial advice centre is facing closure after being criticised for failing to provide an adequate service.

Read in studio One of Britain's most famous cheese shops is facing closure .

The world-famous hospital is facing closure , but doctors and nurses are working very hard to make sure it stays open.

follow

Mr Keyse played a prominent part in arranging the purchase of the railway following its closure in 1956.

The move follows the closure of Ferranti International's metrology systems division at Dalkeith in January last year.

force

The fires caused widespread smogs, limiting visibility and forcing the closure of airports and shipping lanes.

The recent violations may not force the closure , said bureau spokeswoman Lynette Wirth.

They knew that cut backs in education would force closures .

involve

The dispute centred on proposals involving the closure of lead-zinc mines, posing a threat to jobs.

The employees would prefer profits to be lower if maximising them involves plant closures or the introduction of job-destroying technology.

lead

Members of the ruling Labour group have blamed the Government for the circumstances which led to the closure plan.

mean

They say a Greene King victory would mean closure for the Abingdon brewery, but not the end of the Morland name.

Environmental improvement would mean the closure of some labour intensive plants which could not be economically cleaned up, the company said.

The integration of Johnson Brothers will not necessarily mean the closure of the offices at Hanley.

But that does not mean its survival or closure is only a political issue.

The receiver has said a strike will mean total closure of Leyland Daff in Britain.

prevent

The zones have thus had some success in preventing the relocation or closure of preexisting companies.

You have so far succeeded in preventing the closure of a small area of self-sealing partition.

result

This is expected to result in the closure of 32 unprofitable lines and a reduction in staff numbers from 48,500 to 30,000.

Forsythe considered the effects on way of life resulting from the closure of primary schools.

A poor result was obtained from one private jacuzzi which resulted in its closure pending further investigations.

The marathon will result in the closure of a large number of London streets on Sunday.

save

New models and new ideas have turned the company around and saved Cowley from closure .

The first item on the agenda was a discussion of how much money could be saved from closures over the next year.

He says he just wants to save the school from closure .

Time allowed 00:21 Read in studio A truck company's sales division has been saved from closure .

Thousands signed a petition which saved it from closure a year ago.

threaten

But now Government cuts means the home is threatened with closure .

It has been threatened with closure , water officials said.

Two years ago the Cowley plant was threatened with closure .

The method involved asking what users and non-users would pay to keep the centre open if it were threatened with closure .

They linked up in a silent demonstration of support for the school which is threatened with closure .

He has spoken up for them when their homes have been threatened with closure and voiced their opinions on Radio Cleveland.

Since he opened in September 1999, he says he has been threatened with closure on several occasions.

He began his statement by announcing that Chelsea's Stamford Bridge ground, which had been threatened with closure , was safe.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Further factory closures have been announced.

Penrhyn is now the largest quarry in the world, yet 5 years ago it faced closure .

Several military bases are threatened with closure .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But as far as closure , there will never be.

Next day the rector of the Sorbonne summoned police to a student protest against the closure of Nanterre.

State-owned industries, already shaken by lay-offs and closures, will come under even greater stress from international competition.

The closures will mean the loss of some 600 jobs.

This is another area which is changing out of all recognition since closure of the colliery and removal of sidings etc.

Tory Derek Lamberth said closure plans had been on the agenda for two years.

Two years ago the Cowley plant was threatened with closure .

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