closed-captioned

adjective
closed-cap·​tioned | \ ˈklōz(d)-ˈkap-shənd How to pronounce closed-captioned (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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Cite this Entry

“Closed-captioned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/closed-captioned. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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