adjective \ˈklōz\

Definition of cloze

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of cloze

by shortening & alteration from closure

First Known Use: 1953

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