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early-closing daynoun [C]

uk   /ˌɜː.liˈkləʊ.zɪŋˌdeɪ/  us   /ˌɝː.liˈkloʊz-/
especially in ​Britain in the past, the one ​day in the ​middle of the ​week when most ​shopsclosed very early in the ​afternoon
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