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English definition of “closet”


verb [T usually passive]     /ˈklɒz.ɪt/ US  /ˈklɑː.zɪt/
to put yourself in a place, especially a closed space, and stay there: Two weeks before my exams I closeted myself (away) in my room with my books and I didn't speak to anyone. The president is closeted with (= having a private meeting with) his advisers.Closing and blocking
(Definition of closet verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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