Meaning of CLOSURE in English

CLOSURE

noun

1 closing of road, factory, etc.

ADJECTIVE

▪ complete , total

The accident caused the complete ~ of the road.

▪ partial

▪ immediate

▪ eventual

▪ permanent , temporary

▪ planned , possible , proposed , threatened

▪ factory , hospital , pit , plant ( AmE ), road , school , etc.

VERB + CLOSURE

▪ be earmarked for , be threatened with , face

Several schools face eventual ~.

▪ cause , force

Imposing higher taxes would force the ~ of many bookshops.

▪ prevent , save sth from , stop

The mine has been saved from ~.

▪ announce

CLOSURE + NOUN

▪ plan , programme/program ( esp. BrE )

▪ order ( esp. BrE )

PHRASES

▪ under threat of ~

The factory is under threat of ~.

2 feeling of satisfactory conclusion

ADJECTIVE

▪ final

▪ narrative

VERB + CLOSURE

▪ be looking for , need , seek

People who lose family members need ~, not false hope.

▪ achieve

▪ bring , provide (sb with)

▪ need

PHRASES

▪ a sense of ~

The conviction of their son's murderer gave them a sense of ~.

3 ( AmE ) fastening

ADJECTIVE

▪ drawstring , snap , Velcro™ , zipper

▪ resealable

▪ tamper-evident

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