un·​closed | \ ˌən-ˈklōzd How to pronounce unclosed (audio) \

Definition of unclosed

: not closed or settled : not concluded

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escaped through the one remaining unclosed passageway
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First Known Use of unclosed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unclosed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unclosed. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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