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closure

clo·sure

closure

 
pronunciation:
klo zhr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of closing or state of being closed.
synonyms:
closing, shutting
similar words:
cessation, discontinuance, locking, sealing
definition 2: something, such as a zipper, that closes an object.
synonyms:
fastener
similar words:
bung, button, cork, cover, lid, plug, stop, stopper, top, zipper
definition 3: an ending or concluding.
At the closure of the meeting, there was still the feeling that nothing was settled.
synonyms:
conclusion, termination, windup
similar words:
close, cloture, completion, end, ending, finish, peroration, stop
Word Parts
The word closure contains the following parts: