Meaning of “closure” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈkləʊʒər/

[ C, U ] the time when a business, organization, etc stops operating for ever:

factory closures
The company announced the closure of its Paris office.

[ U ] the feeling that a sad or unpleasant experience has now finished so that you can think about and do other things:

I'd hoped that signing the divorce papers would give me a sense of closure.

(Definition of “closure” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)