early closing


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early closing

n
1. (Commerce)
a. the shutting of most of the shops in a town one afternoon each week
b. (as adjective): early-closing day.
2. (Commerce) the day on which this happens: Thursday is early closing in Aylesbury.
Translations

early closing

n (Brit) (Comm) → chiusura pomeridiana settimanale
early closing day → giorno di chiusura pomeridiana settimanale
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Stirling merchants were meeting 100 years ago this week to decide their response to new trading conditions and food shortages caused by the war Grocers got together to discuss possible early closing on weekdays and Saturdays, and shutting at the 'dinner hour' - between 1pm and 2pm.
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As Thursday was early closing day, it enabled people who worked in shops to play their sport.
Among the early closing entries, the Irish contingent includes five from the Aiden O'Brien stable and two from Dermot Weld.
A memo to this effect has been presented to the Minister of Local Development, in which he has been asked to combine the early closing with guaranteed measures to get rid of street vendors.
On 30 May, the European Commission announced the early closing of the bluefin tuna purse seining season for France and Spain.
Traditionally the early closing day was Wednesday in Middlesbrough and Thursday in Stockton, presumably because Wednesday was Stockton market day.

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