There are 2 definitions of close up in English:

close up1

Very near: close up she was no less pretty
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  • Close up he was overpoweringly handsome, with hazel to brown eyes and tousled sand coloured hair slightly wet from a shower.
  • Parties of sightseers would be ferried out to sail round the hulks and see the prisons close up.
  • A Japanese tourist is photographing it enthusiastically, first from close up then at a distance.
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Pronunciation: ˈsɛmbləns
noun
the outward appearance or apparent form of something…

There are 2 definitions of close up in English:

close up2

(Of a person’s face) become blank and emotionless or hostile: he didn’t like her laughter and his face closed up angrily
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  • His face closed up and he looked away from her, towards the forest.
  • She breaks off, her face closing up, her eyes darting away.
  • Peter turned away from him, his expression closing up.
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