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shut

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block up

near

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even

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not far from another in space, time, or relation

very closely associated

having all parts near to each other

nearly equivalent or even

not deviating from correctness, accuracy, or completeness

affording little room for movement

oppressive due to a lack of fresh air

to move (a door, for example) in order to cover an opening

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to plug up something, as a hole, space, or container

to bring or come to a natural or proper end

to come together

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close in: to surround and advance upon

close off: to set apart from a group

close out: to get rid of completely by selling, especially in quantity or at a discount

an area partially or entirely enclosed by walls or buildings

to a point near in time, space, or relation

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the temporal end

the concluding part of any performance

move so that an opening or passage is obstructed

become closed

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cease to operate or cause to cease operating

finish or terminate (meetings, speeches, etc.)

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come to a close

complete a business deal, negotiation, or an agreement

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be priced or listed when trading stops

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engage at close quarters

cause a window or an application to disappear on a computer desktop

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change one's body stance so that the forward shoulder and foot are closer to the intended point of impact

come together, as if in an embrace

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bring together all the elements or parts of

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fill or stop up

unite or bring into contact or bring together the edges of

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finish a game in baseball by protecting a lead

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at or within a short distance in space or time or having elements near each other

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close in relevance or relationship

not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances

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rigorously attentive

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marked by fidelity to an original

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(of a contest or contestants) evenly matched

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crowded

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lacking fresh air

of textiles

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strictly confined or guarded

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confined to specific persons

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fitting closely but comfortably

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used of hair or haircuts

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giving or spending with reluctance

inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information

near in time or place or relationship

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in an attentive manner

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References in periodicals archive ?
The merger is expected to close around the end of the third quarter or the beginning of the fourth quarter of 2006.
During his Sunday address in St Peter's Square, he said: "Still alive in my mind are the intense emotions felt in recent days, during which so many people were close around me on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the pontificate.
Whenever I wanted to put in some seeds, I raked the mulch back and planted, and later, when the seeds had sprouted, I pulled the mulch close around the little plants, thus keeping the ground around them moist and outwitting the weeds.
Grahame Walker, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Dexter Corporation said: "Both acquisitions, which are expected to close around year end, represent strong and complementary strategic fits for Dexter in the interior coatings served market segment and provide compliant technology to strengthen our position in the marketplace.
Although the acquisition is still subject to a number of conditions, it is expected to close around Nov.
The Bolsa was approximately 670 at the time of that forecast and with a 1991 close around 1400, the projection of a 2400 Bolsa by the end of 1992 remains solidly on track.
CEMEX expects the transaction to close around the end of 2004.
While CVS had previously anticipated that the Eckerd transaction would close around the end of June, the change reflects the expected timing of the closing of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Inc.
CVS anticipates that the Eckerd transaction will close around the end of June 2004.
The transaction is subject to final documentation, due diligence and regulatory approvals and is expected to close around June 30, 2004.
today announced that its US manufacturing operation at 1900 West College Avenue, State College, Pennsylvania 16801, will close around the end of March 2004.
The acquisition, which is expected to close around 2Q04 pending regulatory and CBSA's shareholders' approvals, adds approximately $2.