cloze

adjective
\ ˈklōz How to pronounce cloze (audio) \

Definition of cloze

: of, relating to, or being a test of reading comprehension that involves having the person being tested supply words which have been systematically deleted from a text

First Known Use of cloze

1953, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cloze

by shortening & alteration from closure

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“Cloze.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloze. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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