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closing time Line breaks: clos¦ing time

Definition of closing time in English:


The regular time at which a pub, shop, or other place closes to the public each day: they sat in a corner of the lounge bar until closing time
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  • The people complaining about the early closing time only see the bars and foreign restaurants.
  • The much-loved gardens have been closed in line with library and coffee shop closing times to limit the access vandals have to the grounds.
  • We recommend that parents should be informed in writing of a school's opening and closing times.

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