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clos·ing

 (klō′zĭng)
n.
1. The end or conclusion: the closing of a debate.
2. A meeting for completing a transaction, especially one at which contracts are signed transferring ownership of real estate.
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closing

(ˈkləʊzɪŋ)
adj
comprising the final part of an activity or period of time
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clos•ing

(ˈkloʊ zɪŋ)

n.
1. the end or conclusion, as of a speech.
2. something that closes; a fastening, as of a purse.
3. the final phase of a transaction, esp. the sale of real estate.
[1350–1400]
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Closing

 of taverners; a group of innkeepers, 1486.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.closing - the act of closing somethingclosing - the act of closing something  
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
opening - the act of opening something; "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"
2.closing - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
anticlimax, bathos - a change from a serious subject to a disappointing one
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
epilog, epilogue - a short passage added at the end of a literary work; "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"
epilog, epilogue - a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play
peroration - (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration; "he summarized his main points in his peroration"
coda, finale - the closing section of a musical composition
recital, yarn, narration - the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant"
speech, address - the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; "he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"
3.closing - approaching a particular destination; a coming closer; a narrowing of a gap; "the ship's rapid rate of closing gave them little time to avoid a collision"
coming, approach, approaching - the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
4.closing - termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
plant closing - act of shutting down operation of a plant
bank closing - act of closing down a bank because of a fiscal emergency or failure
layoff - the act of laying off an employee or a work force
5.closing - a concluding actionclosing - a concluding action      
consummation - the act of bringing to completion or fruition
consummation - the completion of marriage by sexual intercourse
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
finishing, finish - the act of finishing; "his best finish in a major tournament was third"; "the speaker's finishing was greeted with applause"
finalisation, finalization - the act of finalizing
follow-through - carrying some project or intention to full completion; "I appreciated his follow-through on his promise"
follow-through - the act of carrying a stroke to its natural completion; "his follow-through was straight down the line toward the target"; "squash can be dangerous if your opponent has a long follow-through"
graduation - the successful completion of a program of study
Adj.1.closing - final or ending; "the closing stages of the election"; "the closing weeks of the year"; "the closing scene of the film"; "closing remarks"
opening - first or beginning; "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"; "the play's opening scene"
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closing

adjective
Coming after all others:
noun
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Translations

closing

[ˈkləʊzɪŋ]
A. ADJúltimo, final
closing speechdiscurso m de clausura
in the closing stagesen las últimas etapas
when is closing time?¿a qué hora cierran?
his closing words weresus palabras finales fueron ...
B. CPD closing date Nfecha f tope, fecha f límite
closing down Ncierre m
closing down sale Nliquidación f por cierre
closing entry N (in account) → asiento m de cierre
closing price N (St Ex) → cotización f de cierre
closing time N (Brit) → hora f de cerrar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

closing

[ˈkləʊzɪŋ] adj [stages, remarks] → final(e)closing date ndate f de clôtureclosing-down sale [ˌkləʊzɪŋˈdaʊn] n (British)liquidation f (totale) (avant fermeture définitive)closing price n (STOCK EXCHANGE)cours m de clôtureclosing time n [shop, library, pub] → heure f de fermeture
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

closing

n
(= shutting)Schließung f; (of factory: permanently) → Stilllegung f
(St Ex) → Börsenschluss m
adj
remarks, words etcabschließend, Schluss-; closing arguments (Jur) → Schlussplädoyers pl
(St Ex) closing pricesSchlusskurse pl, → Schlussnotierungen pl

closing

:
closing balance sheet
n (Fin) → Schlussbilanz f
closing date
n (for competition etc) → Einsendeschluss m
closing-down sale
n (Comm) → Räumungsverkauf m
closing scene
n (Theat, TV) → Schlussszene f
closing time
nGeschäfts- or Ladenschluss m; (Brit, in pub) → Polizei- or Sperrstunde f; when is closing?wann schließt die Bank/das Geschäft/der Laden/das Lokal etc?
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

closing

[ˈkləʊzɪŋ] adj (stages, remarks) → conclusivo/a, finale
closing speech → discorso di chiusura
closing price (Stock Exchange) → prezzo di chiusura
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