Meaning of CLOSURE in English


■ noun

1》 an act or process of closing.

2》 a device that closes or seals something.

3》 (in a legislative assembly) a procedure for ending a debate and taking a vote.

4》 a feeling that an emotional or traumatic experience has been resolved.

■ verb apply the ~ to (a debate or speaker) in a legislative assembly.


ME: from OFr., from late L. clausura , from claus- , claudere 'to close'.

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