closing time

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closing time

(ˈkləʊzɪŋ)
n
the time at which pubs must legally stop selling alcoholic drinks
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Noun1.closing time - the regular time of day when an establishment closes to the public
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
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A few minutes before closing time he strolled into the bank and no one noticed a great bead of perspiration which stood out upon his forehead.
George is a waiter, he goes out at eight in the morning and does not come in till closing time, so he isn't in my way at all.
A few minutes before closing time, he threw every share of which he was possessed upon the market, and the next morning Royal Hardwells stood at one dollar seventy-five.
Well, they went up the Baby Walk and back, and when they returned to the time-board she was surprised to see that it now read five o'clock for closing time.
There he remained until closing time, and when he came out he was so far gone that I knew the game was in my own hands.
But, when she raised her eyes again to meditate the next sentence, she was aware of a waitress, whose expression intimated that it was closing time, and, looking round, Katharine saw herself almost the last person left in the shop.
There are Starbucks coffee shops on Colmore Row, Bullring, The Fort and more locations across the city, and closing times vary between shops.
He added that if closing times are to be enforced they should consider the circumstances of different governorates.
Police say they are investigating whether the cases are connected and are stepping up patrols around pub closing times.
A party member Rory Killen, who is running against LNP leader Campbell Newman and sitting Labor MP Kate Jones in the Brisbane seat of Ashgrove, argues that mandatory closing times at bars and clubs create problems because drinkers are forced out of premises and onto the street at the same time.
But inquiries revealed it was not possible for local authorities to set their own blanket closing times.
Mr Gould argued an earlier closing time would enable a staggering of closing times for nightclubs in the area, to prevent a bottleneck of people creating late-night congestion in Spon Street.