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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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It was unclear what prompted the government to decide to close down its accounts with the Kenya bank.
Organisers have planned a day of "creative mass action" for today to close down the huge site, which they say is the UK's biggest single emitter of carbon dioxide.
He said: "This week I'm disappointed to report that our request to close down one of the city's nightclubs has been refused, despite a worrying catalogue of violence.
And Ben Aladdin looks likely to close down aftercomplaints that no one could find it.
In 2001, in a move that surprised people nationwide, the town tried unsuccessfully to close down a performance of the innocuous Naked Boys Singing, saying it violated Provincetown's vague anti-adult entertainment bylaw.
Long famous for building firewalls to keep its citizens "protected" from foreign Web sites, the government now has begun to close down public cybercfes--the only access most Chinese have to the Internet.
1) Student Leah Coleman, 5, signs to her teacher during class at CHIME Charter Elementary School, which may have to close down its program.
Suga quoted Ito as saying that the company decided to close down the unit, which has fallen in a negative net worth, as part of its group's restructuring program amid the harsh business environment.
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in Pakistan has issued 14 passenger handling companies at the country's international airports with notices to close down their operations by 6 April 2000.
Basically, what we proposed was to close down the AMPDC and work with the industry to create a new entity, to privately finance and provide the services that the AMPDC did.
The statement indicates a final deadline of May 31, 2005, to cease illegal mining in the Prestea area, after which it is anticipated that the Ghana security forces will close down any remaining Galamsey operations.
Global Banking News-July 24, 2017--Westpac to close down branches