closed-door policy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “closed-door policy” in the English Dictionary

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closed-door policynoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE the ​practice of ​limitingbusiness with other countries, ​companies, ​organizations, etc.: The government's closed-door ​policy has made it difficult for ​foreign countries to ​import their ​products here.
the ​practice of ​refusing to ​allowpeople from other countries to ​travel in or ​move to your country: When Cuba announced it would ​let anyone ​leave who wanted to, the US ​administration reverted to a ​closed door ​policy, fearing an ​immigration tide.
the ​practice of doing things secretly and not ​letting the ​public know about them: As far as the ​press is ​concerned, we are ​adopting a closed-door ​policy.
(Definition of closed-door policy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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