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close seasonnoun [S]

uk   /ˌkləʊz ˈsiː.zən/ us   /ˌkloʊz ˈsiː.zən/ UK also mainly US closed season
a period of the year in which the hunting of a particular type of animal, for example birds or fish, is not allowed: This is the close season for salmon.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 禁猎期, 禁渔期…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禁獵期, 禁漁期…
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