1 adj A closed group of people does not welcome new people or ideas from outside.
usu ADJ n (Antonym: open)
It was to be a closed circle of no more than twelve women..., It is a closed society in the sense that they've not been exposed to many things.
a closed book →
behind closed doors →
closed-circuit , closed circuit
A closed-circuit television or video system is one that operates within a limited area such as a building. adj ADJ n
There's a closed-circuit television camera in the reception area.
closed shop ( closed shops plural ) If a factory, shop, or other business is a closed shop, the employees must be members of a particular trade union. (BUSINESS) n-count
...the trade union which they are required to join under the closed shop agreement.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
1 fastened, locked, out of business, out of service, sealed, shut
2 concluded, decided, ended, finished, over, resolved, settled, terminated
3 exclusive, restricted
1 ajar, open, unclosed, unfastened, unlocked, unsealed
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