noun Date: 1925 1. a clearing out by a sale usually at reduced prices of the whole remaining stock (as of a business) 2. an article offered or bought at a closeout

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  • closeout — close|out [ˈkləuz aut US ˈklouz ] adj AmE closeout sale/price a sale or price that is intended to get rid of goods cheaply >closeout n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • closeout — UK [ˈkləʊzaʊt] / US [ˈkloʊzˌaʊt] noun [countable] Word forms closeout : singular closeout plural closeouts American a sale of goods at very low prices because a shop wants to get rid of them …   English dictionary

  • closeout — /klohz owt /, n. 1. a sale on all goods in liquidating a business. 2. a sale on goods of a type that will no longer be carried by the store. 3. an article of merchandise offered for sale at a closeout. [1920 25; n. use of v. phrase close out] * * …   Universalium

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  • closeout — close|out [ klouz,aut ] noun count AMERICAN a sale of goods at very low prices because a store wants to get rid of them …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • closeout — n. selling of all the merchandise in a store (generally because a store is closing) …   English contemporary dictionary

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