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closure(
klo
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zhuhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (shutting down)
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).
(M)
Local residents campaigned against the closure of the hospital.Los vecinos hicieron una campaña en contra del cierre del hospital.
2. (end)
a. la clausura
(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).
(F)
(of debate)
A simple majority in the vote will force the closure of the debate.Una simple mayoría en la votación provocará la clausura del debate.
b. la conclusión
(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).
(F)
(of meeting or session)
Following the closure of the negotiations, the president read out a statement to the press.Tras la conclusión de las negociaciones, el presidente leyó una declaración a la prensa.
c. el fin
(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).
(M)
The First World War represented the closure of an era of colonial expansion.La Primera Guerra Mundial representó el fin de una era de expansión colonial.
3. (feeling of completion)
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).
(M)
Signing the divorce papers gave me the sense of closure I needed to be able to carry on with my life.La firma de los papeles del divorcio me dio la sensación de cierre emocional que necesitaba para poder seguir adelante.
4. (fastener)
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).
(M)
Seal the bag with the wire closure to keep the bread fresh.Cierra la bolsa con el cierre de alambre para que no se estropee el pan.
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closure
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of company, shop)
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).
(M)
the bereaved families need some sort of closurelos familiares de las víctimas necesitan llegar a un desenlace satisfactorio
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closure [ˈkləʊʒəʳ]
noun
1 (close-down) cierre (m)
2 (end) fin (m); conclusión (f)
3 (Parl) clausura (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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