Definition of 'closed'
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The hearing was held behind closed doors and he was not allowed to call witnesses. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was an abusive guy behind closed doors. The Sun (2016)Concerns have been raised that deals involving public money could be agreed behind closed doors and given to favoured companies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some insurers wanted to get the costly existing liabilities off their books and handed the closed funds over to specialist managers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But football is a closed shop. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Fashion is a closed shop. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Church of England is a closed shop. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is a small charity with limited resources, so the waiting list is often closed and many families who would love an assistance dog are disappointed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then it was a short walk to Midtown where bars spilled out on to a closed road where DJs and a dancefloor were set up. The Sun (2016)Good that the corporation has decided to open up what is usually a closed shop. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Who knows what went on behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2014)For a public sector company many appointments look closed shop. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The theory and the facts together form a closed circle. The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)The differences between our behaviors with open and closed hearts are profound. Christianity Today (2000)Tracks and closed roads are where you can stretch its legs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What we say behind closed doors is another matter because it is a pretty brutal world. Times, Sunday Times (2010)For it will open a window from their closed society on to the outside world. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Behind closed doors many of them seem to be at war. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It recently changed from an open to a closed group after criticism. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Others took advantage of closed roads to go for a run or a bike ride themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But you would have expected it to take place behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is also important to recognize open and closed standards regardless of what they are called. THE STRATEGY MACHINE (2002)It will be the first time the ride takes place on closed roads and is likely to prove popular. The Sun (2013)Lenders have suddenly turned very mean with all borrowers and property is now looking like a closed shop for new entrants. Times, Sunday Times (2008)First, he wants sector figures adjusted to include the track record of merged or closed funds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Japan was a closed society for 100 years. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A second "accusation" often voiced regards the practice of the "closed shop ". Global Capitalism and National Decline (1989)It is a closed circle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hours before the 2pm meeting, the war was still raging in public and behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Significantly, the plan includes stripping out the closed life fund business as part of a plan to drive down costs and enhance value for shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Abbey has previously said that it is managing its closed life fund businesses'for value '. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Quite frankly, there were as many closed shops in the City as there were in the trade unions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'closed'
British English: closed /kləʊzd/ ADJECTIVE
A closed group of people does not welcome new people or ideas from outside.
It is a completely closed society: they have no experience of foreigners.
- American English: closed
- Arabic: مُغْلَق
- Brazilian Portuguese: fechado
- Chinese: 关闭的
- Croatian: zatvoren
- Czech: uzavřený
- Danish: lukket
- Dutch: gesloten
- European Spanish: cerrado
- Finnish: suljettu
- French: fermé
- German: geschlossen
- Greek: κλειστός
- Italian: chiuso
- Japanese: 閉まっている
- Korean: 닫힌
- Norwegian: lukket
- Polish: zamknięty
- European Portuguese: fechado
- Romanian: închis
- Russian: замкнутый
- Spanish: cerrado
- Swedish: stängd
- Thai: ปิดไม่รับสิ่งใหม่
- Turkish: kapalı
- Ukrainian: закритий
- Vietnamese: đóng kín
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