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closer Syllabification: closer
Pronunciation: /ˈkləʊzə/

Definition of closer in English:


1The last part of a performance, collection, or series: the perfect closer to the album the last episode was still a great closer
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  • The sense of true genius in this film would come, I think, with a closer that brings all eight stories together.
  • It's a perfect closer to an album that runs the gamut of emotions.
  • Less somber is the jubilant closer "Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!"
2A person who is skilled at bringing a business transaction to a satisfactory conclusion: this role will best suit closers who are hungry to make commissions
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  • What are top closers doing to make 2010 better than the last two dismal years?
  • Find better ways to motivate your closers than reminding them that third prize in this month's sales contest is "You're fired."
  • These are the thought leaders, the business developers and closers.
3 Baseball A reliable relief pitcher who enters a game in the final innings, typically to preserve a slim lead: he could develop into a big-league closer one of the game’s highest-paid closers
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  • His induction should finally open the doors of Cooperstown for other stud closers, who have otherwise been overlooked up to this point.
  • A closer's ERA can skyrocket pretty quickly since they usually only pitch an inning per outing.
  • He remains one of the most exciting closers in the game, and the young rotation is only improving.

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