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close

1
restricted or prohibited as to the type of game or fish able to be taken

close

2
1. Law private property, usually enclosed by a fence, hedge, or wall
2. Brit a courtyard or quadrangle enclosed by buildings or an entry leading to such a courtyard
3. Brit a small quiet residential road
4. the precincts of a cathedral or similar building
5. Scot the entry from the street to a tenement building
6. Music another word for cadence. A perfect cadence is called a full close an imperfect one a half close

What does it mean when you dream about closing something?

Closing a door can mean closing a chapter of one’s life. We can also close our hearts to someone or close our eyes to something.

close

[klōs]
(computer science)
To make a file unavailable to a computer program which previously had access to it.
(meteorology)
Colloquially, descriptive of oppressively still, warm, moist air, frequently applied to indoor conditions.

close

1. An enclosed space around or at the side of a building; esp. the neighborhood of a cathedral.
2. A narrow lane leading from a street.

close

(1) To finish reading or writing a document. The close function typically saves any changes made to the document and releases the file so it can be used by another application. Contrast with open.

(2) To exit an application. Contrast with launch.
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If small private schools continue to close down, he said that the "DepEd and the government shall take care" of the students and teachers since they will have to be absorbed by the public school system.
It is believed that the bank is planning to close down more branches across the UK this autumn.
However, KCB Rumbek's branch manager, John Makoi Marial, said although the bank has received the notification to close down the government accounts, there was still a discussion going on to resolve the matter.
The company has planned to close down the coal-fueled units as these units have been unsuccessful to retrieve their basic operating costs at the recently held capacity auction of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO).
However, he added that the plan to close down the CHP is being planned by a group in the government without the knowledge of Davutoy-lu.
"We will congratulate the government because they got what they wanted; to close down CY," said the head of the Citizens' Alliance Giorgos Lillikas.
Al-Khudari reiterated that the crossing close down will contribute to spread unemployment and poverty, having already closed down 82% of Gaza factories.
The number of closures this year is way more than last year, when 62 out of the 122 that had applied for permission got an approval to close down.
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) confirmed today that it will implement the order from ictQATAR, the telecoms regulatory authority in Qatar, to close down Qtel's Virgin Mobile Service (QVMS).
Surely it would be better to close down this rotten bank and use the money to save lives and not the bankers?
"We will not close down other businesses or offices in the same building, just the warehouses which are a majority," he said.
I remember when I was at school the school did not close down.