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close

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/kləʊz/
the end of something: bring/draw sth to a close I tried to bring the meeting to a close.at the close of sth At the close of the financial year, the balance amounted to $418 million.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the end of a day's trading on a market: the close of business/trading His exit was announced after the close of trading.at the close The IT services specialist was down 7.25p to 196.5p at the close.
(the) close of play FINANCE, STOCK MARKET the end of a working day or of a day's trading: The bank said that a check paid in on Monday cannot be bounced after close of play on Thursday.at/by (the) close of play The share price had almost doubled to 95.5p at close of play on Friday.
Translations of “close”
in Korean 끝…
in Arabic نِهاية…
in Portuguese final, fim…
in Catalan final…
in Japanese 終わり…
in Italian fine…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結束, 末尾,結尾, 結束,結局…
in Russian тупик…
in Turkish kapalı yol, kapalı şerit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 结束, 末尾,结尾, 结束,结局…
in Polish zaułek…
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