closed-captioned


closed–cap·tioned

adjective \ˈklōz(d)-ˈkap-shənd\

of a television show or movie : having written words that appear on the screen to describe what is being said for people who do not hear well and that can only be seen if you are using a special device

Full Definition of CLOSED-CAPTIONED

of a television program
:  broadcast with captions that appear only on the screen of a receiver equipped with a decoder

First Known Use of CLOSED-CAPTIONED

1979

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