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Spanish translation of “close”


verb /kləuz/
to make or become shut, often by bringing together two parts so as to cover an opening The baby closed his eyes Close the door The shops close on Sundays. to finish; to come or bring to an end The meeting closed with everyone in agreement. to complete or settle (a business deal). close down (of a business) to close permanently
cerrar( definitivamente)
High levels of taxation have caused many firms to close down.
(of a TV or radio station etc) to stop broadcasting for the day (noun closedown).
close up to come or bring closer together He closed up the space between the lines of print. to shut completely He closed up the house when he went on holiday.
(Definition of close from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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