Meaning of “close season” in the English Dictionary

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"close season" in British English

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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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(Definition of “close season” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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