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fermeture
Pronunciation: /fɛʀmətyʀ/

Translation of fermeture in English:

nom féminin

  • 1 [général] (de magasin, bibliothèque, d'usine)
    (brève) closing
    (longue) closure
    (définitive) closing down
    (de compte en banque) closing
    jour/heure de fermeture
    closing day/time
    fermeture annuelle
    annual closure
    fermeture en août/pour travaux
    closed in August/for repair work
    depuis la fermeture de l'usine
    since the factory closed down
    ‘fermeture provisoire du pont’
    ‘bridge temporarily closed’
    la fermeture du pont a provoqué des embouteillages
    the closing of the bridge caused traffic jams
    nous sommes arrivés juste avant la fermeture
    we arrived just before closing time
    ‘attention à la fermeture des portes’
    ‘mind the doors’
    la fermeture des portes est automatique
    the doors close automatically

Compounds

fermeture à baïonnette

  • bayonet clutch

fermeture éclair®

fermeture à glissière

fermeture magnétique

  • (Technologie)
    magnetic lock

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Cultural Note: Fermeture annuelle

The annual summer closure period operated by many small businesses, often lasting a calendar month.

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