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English definition of “closed”

closed

adjective uk   /kləʊzd/ us    /kloʊzd/

closed adjective (NOT OPEN)

A1 not open: It might be less draughty if the door were closed.Open and closed A1 not open for business: All the shops were closed, so we couldn't buy any food.Open and closed

closed adjective (ENDED)

finished and therefore not able to be discussed further: "The matter is closed," said the health minister.Finished and over

closed adjective (NOT ACCEPTING IDEAS)

C2 not wanting to accept new ideas, people, customs, etc.: You have such a closed mind. The setting of the novel is the closed world of banking.
(Definition of closed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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