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pronunciation:
klos uhp
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in photography, films, or television, a picture taken at close range to show details, as of facial expression. (Cf. long shot.)
definition 2: a detailed, intimate portrayal.
The article gave a close-up of a policeman's work.
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