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  1. private; barred to members of the public   ⇒ a closed-door meeting

Example Sentences Including 'closed-door'

At the behest of Russia, an emergency, closed-door meeting of the Security Council was convened to consider what should come next.
Independent (1998)
In terms of demographic composition, the transition from open- to closed-door policies towards labour migration has had three effects.
Ogden, Philip E & White, Paul E (eds.) Migrants in Modern France: Population Mobility in the Later Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Never mind, May thought, he's a closed-door politician, and I'm a woman of the people.
Richard Francis PROSPECT HILL (2003)
Stelco said it had closed-door discussions Friday with Justice James Farley, who is overseeing the company's restructuring in Toronto.
canada.com (2004)
The deadlock at Monday's closed-door committee meeting only made matters worse.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
There's a knock on the door and a motley bunch of people from an NGO walk in and demand a closed-door session with some of your workers.
Business Today (2001)


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