clo-sure

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clo·sure

noun \ˈklō-zhər\

Definition of CLOSURE

1 archaic : means of enclosing : enclosure

2 : an act of closing : the condition of being closed <closure of the eyelids> <business closures>

3 : something that closes <pocket with zipper closure>

4 [translation of French clôture] : cloture

5 : the property that a number system or a set has when it is mathematically closed under an operation

6 : a set that consists of a given set together with all the limit points of that set

7 : an often comforting or satisfying sense of finality <victims needing closure>; also : something (as a satisfying ending) that provides such a sense

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