close season


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close season

(kləʊs) or

closed season

n
1. (Hunting) the period of the year when it is prohibited to kill certain game or fish
2. (General Sporting Terms) sport the period of the year when there is no domestic competition
Translations

close season

[ˈkləʊsˌsiːsn] n (Hunting) → stagione f di chiusura (di caccia, pesca etc)
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The close season was retained on all running waters when the law was last changed.
The operation - to detect unlicensed anglers and people fishing during the close season - saw a total of 78 offences detected among 35 anglers.
Beckham is in talks over a twomonth deal to train and play with the Italian club during LA Galaxy's close season, but the move has raised questions about his commitment to the American club.
Midfielder Ledley said: "He looked a decent player when he was on trial in the close season.
As all Cliftonville players are part-timers, none get paid by the club during the close season.
And he will not be the last signing Wanderers will make during the close season, according to Lee.
The Drogs have signed Stuart Byrne and Ollie Cahill from the imploding Shels in the close season as the Louth club improve their squad and the Champions go backwards.
I don't see any reason why we can't be up challenging for honours next season, and one thing that's certain is we will be prepared because there's going to be a lot of hard work put in during the close season.
The Agency intends to carry out work to determine what research might be done and what it could achieve that would be relevant to the future of the statutory close season on rivers," said Jones
THE last major group raising objections to dropping the canals close season has been told it should back down gracefully -- or risk a damaging fall-out.
Some anglers are suggesting the current close season for coarse fishing on rivers within England and Wales could be the last as more and more loopholes are being exploited.
A MAJOR breakthrough in the way that the close season on rivers is regulated is possibly coming about at long last.