approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap
"the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"
block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, resolution, stoppage, mop up, cloture, close, occlusion, blockage, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, shutting, stop, closedown, windup
closure, cloture, gag rule, gag law(noun)
a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body
closure, law of closure(noun)
a Gestalt principle of organization holding that there is an innate tendency to perceive incomplete objects as complete and to close or fill gaps and to perceive asymmetric stimuli as symmetric
settlement, resolution, closure(noun)
something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making
"they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure"
colony, small town, block, firmness of purpose, liquidation, closedown, resolving power, stop, solving, answer, gag law, colonization, resoluteness, solution, solvent, cloture, resolve, stoppage, result, resolving, declaration, law of closure, settlement, closing, blockage, gag rule, shutdown, firmness, occlusion, village, resolution, colonisation
blockage, block, closure, occlusion, stop, stoppage(noun)
an obstruction in a pipe or tube
"we had to call a plumber to clear out the blockage in the drainpipe"
hitch, cube, blocking, full stop, stoppage, layover, cloture, law of closure, halt, plosive, gag law, diaphragm, pulley-block, pulley, arrest, closing, point, closedown, plosive speech sound, occlusion, cylinder block, check, occluded front, obstruction, mental block, engine block, full point, block, blockage, stop consonant, stopover, shutdown, stop, occlusive, city block, auction block, resolution, period, stay, pulley block, catch, plosive consonant, gag rule, settlement
blockage, closure, occlusion(noun)
the act of blocking
closure, closedown, closing, shutdown(verb)
termination of operations
"they regretted the closure of the day care center"
block, gag law, completion, end, gag rule, conclusion, ending, culmination, stoppage, mop up, cloture, blockage, occlusion, law of closure, settlement, closing, shutdown, close, shutting, stop, closedown, resolution, windup
terminate debate by calling for a vote
"debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"
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How to use closure in a sentence?
The CWU do not accept that closure of the Royal Mail Pension Plan is inevitable and will explore every avenue to defend it.
My white picket fence, my trellis, everything you'd identify my house with was gone, we're just waiting on a picture so that we can have our closure that way. I've known since Friday that our house was gone.
The report’s completion will signify the closure of one chapter in the Committee’s robust oversight of the threat posed by Moscow—which began well before the investigation and will continue thereafter.
If it was knowingly operating in a fashion not allowed under the permit or if construction was done in a fashion that was not acceptable, that should cause the closure of the pipe for at least a period of time until those challenges are rectified.
When Edgar disappeared, I became quite sick. I had to take a leave of absence from work. I was near a nervous breakdown, having an answer would mean closure.
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- uzavření, uzavírka, uzávěrCzech
- Funktionsabschluss, Hülle, ClosureGerman
- clausura, cierreSpanish
- ratkaisu, suljin, sulkeuma, sulkeminen, lopettaminen, sulkijaFinnish
- dùnadhScottish Gaelic
- chiusura, termineItalian
- 関数閉包, クロージャ, 閉苞, 閉包Japanese
- sluiting, beëindiging, afsluitingDutch
- término, fecho, encerramento, finalPortuguese
- закрытие, окончаниеRussian
- avrundning, hölje, avslutningSwedish
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