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closure noun

ADJ. complete, total The accident caused the complete closure of the road. | partial | immediate | eventual | permanent, temporary | indefinite | planned, possible, proposed, threatened | enforced | factory, hospital, pit, road, school, etc.

VERB + CLOSURE be earmarked for, be threatened with, face Several schools face eventual closure. | cause, force Imposing higher taxes would force the closure of many bookshops. | prevent, save sth from, stop The mine has been saved from closure.

CLOSURE + NOUN plan, programme | order

PHRASES (be) under threat of closure