closing time


: the time when businesses (such as banks and bars) close for the day

Examples of closing time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More:Bar closing time changes on the table, but not 'silver bullet,' Metro Council says Reach reporter Eleanor McCrary at or on Twitter at @ellie_mccrary. Eleanor McCrary, The Courier-Journal, 30 Aug. 2023 Target does offer one caveat to this new service: Starbucks ordering will be disabled if the baristas are too busy or the Starbucks Café within 30 minutes of closing time. Maggie Horton, Country Living, 19 Aug. 2023 As the hour grew closer to 7 p.m., the usual closing time, and the sun began to fade, the hall was still crowded, as staff began to lay out plates, desserts and drinks for iftar. Melissa Gomez, Los Angeles Times, 17 Apr. 2023 When school is back in session, the business will open around 2 or 3 p.m. with the same closing time. Erik S. Hanley, Journal Sentinel, 14 Aug. 2023 More recently, he’s criticized the Providence police housing unit, calling for the removal of officers in schools, and questioned whether police should enforce the 9 p.m. closing time at public basketball courts. Brian Amaral,, 25 July 2023 But one night after the scolding, Sanchez was at Ibiza Lounge, a licensed establishment on Summer Street, when police showed up at the club after noticing patrons leaving well past the 2 a.m. closing time. Brian Amaral,, 25 July 2023 The last admission is one hour before closing time. Sophie Carson, Journal Sentinel, 20 July 2023 If Twitter is a bar at closing time, no one knows what the next stop is. Kyle Chayka, The New Yorker, 8 July 2023 See More

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“Closing time.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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