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closure

noun uk   /ˈkləʊ.ʒər/ us    /ˈkloʊ.ʒɚ/
C2 [C] the fact of a business, organization, etc. stopping operating: factory/branch closures Many elderly people will be affected by the library closures. [U] the feeling or act of bringing an unpleasant situation, time, or experience to an end, so that you are able to start new activities: a sense of closure to achieve/reach closure
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