Definition of closure
- closure of the eyelids
- business closures
- the closure of the factory
- pocket with zipper closure
- child-resistant closures
- victims needing closure
The government forced the closure of the factory.
I need to talk to him and get some closure on this issue.
Going to the memorial service for his late wife made it possible for him to achieve closure.
We all felt a sense of closure after our sister's murderer was sent to jail.
trying to bring closure to the victim's family
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: a situation or occurrence in which something (such as a business or factory) closes forever
: a feeling that something has been completed or that a problem has been solved
: a feeling that a bad experience (such as a divorce or the death of a family member) has ended and that you can start to live again in a calm and normal way
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