clausure

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See also: clausuré

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin clausūra, from Latin clausus. See closure and cloture, which are doublets.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈklɔːzjʊə(ɹ)/, /ˈklɔːʒʊə(ɹ)/, /ˈklɔːʒə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

clausure (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The act of shutting up or confining; confinement.
    • 1715 Michael Geddes, Miscellaneous Tracts (third edition)
      In some monasteries the severity of the clausure is hard to be born.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

clausure f

  1. plural of clausura

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

clausūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of clausūrus

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

clausure

  1. inflection of clausurar:
    1. first-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. third-person singular imperative