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Meaning of “closing” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of closing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"closing" in Business English

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uk   us   /ˈkləʊzɪŋ/
[C or U] the ​act of permanently ​stopping a ​factory, ​business, ​organization, etc. from ​operating: Congresspassed a ​law to ​protectworkers and their families from the harmful ​effects of sudden ​plant closings and ​masslayoffs.
[C or U] STOCK MARKET, FINANCE the end of the day's ​trading on a ​stockmarket: The ​rivals have until 1pm to put in their ​bids and the ​winner will be ​declared at the closing of the ​market at 4.30pm.
[U] COMMERCE the ​act of ​finishingbusiness for the day, or the ​time when this ​happens: We ​managed to ​finish our ​shoppingright before closing.early/late closing Monday is early closing.
[U] US BANKING, FINANCE, PROPERTY the ​finalstage of ​arranging a ​loan or of ​buying and ​sellingproperty: We will be ​ready to ​move in immediately after the closing Homeowners have the ​option of taking a ​lumpsum at closing.
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[U] ACCOUNTING the end of a ​period of ​accounting

closingadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈkləʊzɪŋ/
coming near the end of a speech, ​event, ​activity, etc.: closing remarks/statement In her closing remarks, she thanked all the ​delegates for taking ​part. The Prime Minister spoke yesterday at the closing ceremony of the Paris Air Show.
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE coming at the end of the day's ​trading on the ​stockmarket: The Dow ​achieved a closing ​record of 5,894.74. Stock ​prices had ​risen 10% by the closing ​bell.
(Definition of closing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “closing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 结束的,结尾的…
in Turkish kapanış, son, sonlandıran…
in Russian заключительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結束的,結尾的,收結的…
in Polish ostatni…
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