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closed

adjective
 
 
/kləʊzd/
BUSINESS/SHOP A1 not open for business: We went to the library but it was closed.Open and closed
NOT OPEN A1 not open: The door was closed. Her eyes were closed.Open and closed
NOT ACCEPTING IDEAS not wanting to accept new ideas, people, customs, etc: a closed mindNarrow-minded
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