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  1. close
    IPA[kləʊs]
  2. adjective

    adverb

    • 1. very near to someone or something; with very little space between:

      they stood close to the door

    noun

    • 1. a residential street without through access:

      she lives at 12 Goodwood Close
    • 2. the precinct surrounding a cathedral.

    • 3. a playing field at certain traditional English public schools.

    • 4. an entry from the street to a common stairway or to a court at the back of a building.