Meaning of CLOSED in English
closed S3 /kləʊzd $ kloʊzd/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Word Family: noun : close, ↑ closure , ↑ closing ; adjective : ↑ closed , ↑ closing ; verb : ↑ close ]
1 . not open SYN shut OPP open :
Make sure all the windows are closed.
She kept her eyes tightly closed.
2 . [not before noun] if a shop, public building etc is closed, it is not open and people cannot enter or use it SYN shut OPP open :
The shops here are closed on Sundays.
closed to the public/visitors etc
The castle is closed to visitors in winter.
3 . restricted to a particular group of people OPP open :
The golf club has closed membership.
a closed meeting
The police have a closed circle of suspects.
4 . not willing to accept new ideas or influences OPP open :
You’re facing this situation with a closed mind.
closed society/world/way of life
Venetian art in this period was a closed world.
5 . behind closed doors if something happens behind closed doors, it happens in private and the public are not allowed in:
It seems that the deal was made behind closed doors.
Football authorities ordered the club to play its next two games behind closed doors after the riots in February.
6 . a closed book (to somebody) a subject or problem that someone does not know about or understand:
Mathematics has always been a closed book to me.
7 . a closed set (of something) a restricted group, or a group that cannot change or grow:
The law is not a closed set of rules and principles.
⇨ in closed session at ↑ session (2)
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012