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  • close — close1 W1S1 [kləuz US klouz] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(shut)¦ 2¦(move parts together)¦ 3¦(shut for period of time)¦ 4¦(stop operating)¦ 5¦(end)¦ 6 close an account 7¦(in money markets)¦ 8 close a deal/sale/contract etc 9¦(offer finishes)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • close — I adj., adv. /klous/ near 1) close to (close to tears; we live close to town; close to the truth) stingy (colloq.) 2) close with (close with one s money) secretive 3) close about (close about one s past) on intimate terms 4) close to, with (close …   Combinatory dictionary

  • close — Synonyms and related words: Autobahn, Spartan, US highway, abandonment, abbreviated, abort, about, about to be, abridged, abstruse, accented, accommodate, accost, accurate, adjacent, adjust, advance, agree, airless, airtight, alert, all but,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • close — 1 verb 1 SHUT (I, T) to shut something so that there is no longer a space or hole, or to become shut in this way: Ann closed her book and stood up. | close a door/window/gate: Would you mind if I closed the window? | close the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • about — Synonyms and related words: again, aimlessly, all but, all over, all round, almost, along toward, alongside, anent, any which way, anyhow, anywise, approximately, apropos, apropos of, around, as for, as regards, as respects, as to, at close… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • close-mouthed — close lippedˈ or close mouthedˈ adjective Reticent, saying little • • • Main Entry: ↑close * * * close mouthed UK [ˌkləʊs ˈmaʊθd] US [ˌkloʊsˈmaʊθd] adjective not saying anything about a subject because you want to keep it secret Thesaurus: secret …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Close order formation — Close order formation: The Stele of Vultures represents a Sumerian phalanx of spearmen with large shields. (ca.2450 BC) A close order formation is a military tactical formation wherein soldiers are close together and regularly arranged for the… …   Wikipedia

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