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

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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
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[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.
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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.
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(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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Replying to a question, Spokesman Toner said that the United Sates work closely with India and Pakistan on counterterrorism efforts in the region, adding that "we need to work effectively with all the countries in the region in order to increase our ability to combat terrorism and to bring stability to the region".
Although Republicans have been consistently more likely than Democrats to say they are following election news closely this year, more activity is left in the race for the Democratic nomination than for the GOP nomination, which appears to be settled.
That's probably because people in closely connected networks tended to echo each other's ideas and weren't as inclined to disagree with a group consensus.
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This article analyzes the fiduciary duties among shareholders of the closely held corporation.
"The Bank will continue to monitor conditions closely and stands ready to provide additional liquidity should that be necessary," Mr Spencer concluded.
At the Seattle meeting, theorist Fred Rasio of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., described new simulations of the interactions of three closely spaced supermassive black holes.
In fact, the species of Euphorbiaceae that are most closely related to rafflesias, according to the new study, have flowers that are just a tiny fraction of the size of rafflesia blooms.
More than a few strategists acknowledged that the ECB is closely watching developments at the Federal Reserve.
When cash is transferred to a closely held corporation, is the transfer a loan or a capital contribution?
E contends that nontransferable IRAs are similar to (1) unassignable lottery payments, (2) stock in a closely held corporation, (3) stock that is subject to resale restrictions, (4) contaminated land and (5) land that needs to be rezoned to reflect the highest and best use.
More than 94 percent of people looking for jobs online say they must very closely or closely understand and believe in what a company they might work for does.