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close-up /ˈkləʊsˌʌp/ n
  1. a photograph or film or television shot taken at close range
  2. a detailed or intimate view or examination
vb close up /kləʊz/(adverb)
  1. to shut entirely
  2. (intransitive) to draw together: the ranks closed up
  3. (intransitive) (of wounds) to heal completely

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