closing

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closing(
klo
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zihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (done or placed at the end)
a. último
The main character dies in the closing chapter of the book.La protagonista muere en el último capítulo del libro.
b. final
I missed a penalty in the closing minutes of the final game of the season.Fallé un penalti en los minutos finales del último partido de la temporada.
c. de clausura (speech or ceremony)
What a drag. This guy's closing speech is going to go on forever.¡Qué plomo! El discurso de clausura de este tipo va a durar una eternidad.
2. (finance)
a. de cierre
The closing price of the company's shares was up a dollar and ten cents from its opening price.El precio de cierre de las acciones de la compañía registró un aumento de un dólar y diez centavos respecto del precio de apertura.
3. (related to the end of business hours)
a. de cierre
Somebody on the closing shift left dirty dishes in the sink.Alguien del turno de cierre dejó platos sucios en el fregadero.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (act of selling)
a. la venta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The closing on the house was yesterday afternoon.La venta de la casa fue ayer por la tarde.
5. (act of closing a business)
a. el cierre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The closing of the factory will leave dozens of employees out of work.El cierre de la fábrica dejará sin trabajo a decenas de empleados.
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closing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (shutting)
a. el cierre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
closing datefecha límite
closing pricescotizaciones al cierre
closing speech/ceremonydiscurso m/ceremonia de clausura
closing timehora de cierre
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closing [ˈkləʊzɪŋ]
adjective
último; final
closing speech discurso (m) de clausura; in the closing stages en las últimas etapas; when is closing time? ¿a qué hora cierran?; his closing words were ... sus palabras finales fueron ...
modifier
closing date (n) fecha (f) tope; fecha (f) límite
closing down (n) cierre (m)
closing down sale (n) liquidación (f) por cierre
closing entry (n) (in account) asiento (m) de cierre
closing price (n) (St Ex) cotización (f) de cierre
closing time (n) (Britain) hora (f) de cerrar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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