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  • 1bring — verb /brIN/ past tense and past participle brought /brO:t/ (T) 1 to take someone or something to the place you are now, to the place you are going to, or to the place that you have been talking about: Did you bring anything to drink? | Sheila was …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2close — 1 vb closed, clos·ing vt 1: to bring to an end or to a state of completion closed the case close an estate by liquidating its assets closing his account 2: to con …

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  • 3close — close1 [klōs] adj. closer, closest [ME clos < OFr < L clausus, pp. of claudere (see CLOSE2); senses under II from notion “with spaces or intervals closed up”] I denoting the fact or state of being closed or confined 1. shut; not open 2.… …

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  • 4close — Ⅰ. close [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) only a short distance away or apart in space or time. 2) (of a connection or resemblance) strong. 3) denoting someone who is part of a person s immediate family. 4) (of a relationship or the people conducting it) very… …

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  • 5bring — W1S1 [brıŋ] v past tense and past participle brought [bro:t US bro:t] [T] [: Old English; Origin: bringan] 1.) a) to take something or someone with you to the place where you are now, or to the place you are talking about →↑take ▪ Did you bring… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6close — I. verb (closed; closing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French clos , stem of clore, from Latin claudere to shut, close; perhaps akin to Greek kleiein to close more at clavicle Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to move so as to bar …

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  • 7close — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. compact, dense, firm; stifling, oppressive, muggy, stale, stuffy; stingy, tight fisted, niggardly; taut; confining, constrictive; near, intimate; secretive, reticent, reserved; approximate. See… …

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  • 8close — verb (closed, closing) –verb (t) /kloʊz / (say klohz) 1. to stop or obstruct (a gap, entrance, aperture, etc.). 2. to stop or obstruct the entrances, apertures, or gaps in. 3. to shut in or surround on all sides; enclose; cover in. 4. to refuse… …

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  • 9close — closable, closeable /kloh zeuh beuhl/, adj. closely /klohs lee/, adv. closeness /klohs nis/, n. v. /klohz/; adj., adv. /klohs/ or, for 56, /klohz/; n. /klohz/ for 66, 67, 70 72, 74, 75, /klohs/ for 68, 69, 73, v., closed …

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  • 10close — v. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] adj., adv. [[t]kloʊs[/t]] n. [[t]kloʊz[/t]] for 66, 67, 70–72, 74, 75, [[t]kloʊs[/t]] for 68, 69, 73 v. closed, clos•ing, 1) to put (something) in a position to obstruct an entrance or opening; shut 2) to stop or obstruct (a gap …

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  • 11close — 1. adj., adv., & n. adj. 1 (often foll. by to) situated at only a short distance or interval. 2 a having a strong or immediate relation or connection (close friend; close relative). b in intimate friendship or association (were very close). c… …

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  • 12bring — /brɪŋ / (say bring) verb (t) (brought, bringing) 1. to cause to come with oneself; take along to the place or person sought; conduct or convey. 2. to cause to come, as to a recipient or possessor, to the mind or knowledge, into a particular… …

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  • 13Close, Closed, Closure — סגר ﺇﻏﻼﻖ Close, Closed, Closure Najwa Sultan in Close, Closed, Closure. Directed by Ram Loevy …

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  • 14close — I. v. a. 1. Shut, shut up. 2. Stop, obstruct, choke, stop up, clog. 3. Conclude, finish, terminate, end, cease, complete, bring to a period. II. v. n. 1. Unite, coalesce, come together, be brought together. 2. Terminate, end, be concluded, cease …

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  • 15close out — verb 1. make impossible, especially beforehand • Syn: ↑preclude, ↑rule out • Derivationally related forms: ↑preclusive (for: ↑preclude) • Hypernyms: ↑ …

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  • 16close out — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. exclude b. preclude < close out his chances > 2. a. to dispose of a whole stock of by sale b. to dispose of (a …

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  • 17wind up — 1. Wind into a ball, coil, coil up, roll up. 2. Settle, close, close up, bring to a close or conclusion …

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  • 18Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.&#8230; …

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  • 19end — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Terminal point Nouns 1. end[ing], close, termination, conclusion, wind up, finis, finish, finale, period, terminus, stopping [point]; halt, cessation, desistance, cloture, abortion, curtailment,&#8230; …

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  • 20HERZL, THEODOR — (Binyamin Ze ev; 1860–1904), founder of political Zionism and the World Zionist Organization. Herzl was born in Budapest, Hungary, to an affluent family and educated in the spirit of German Jewish enlightenment. In 1878 he entered the law faculty …

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