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closet
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
closet /'klɔzit/
  • danh từ
    • buồng nhỏ, buồng riêng
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) phòng để đồ; phòng kho
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) phòng hội ý; phòng họp kín
    • tủ đóng trong tường
    • nhà vệ sinh ((cũng) water closet)
    • close play
      • kịch để đọc (không phải để diễn)
    • closet strategist
      • (mỉa mai) nhà chiến lược trong phòng
  • ngoại động từ
    • giữ trong buồng riêng
      • to be closeted with somebody: nói chuyện kín với ai trong buồng riêng; đóng kín cửa phòng hội ý riêng với ai
Concise Dictionary
closets|closeted|closeting'klɒzɪt
noun
+a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
+a toilet in England
+a tall piece of furniture that provides storage space for clothes; has a door and rails or hooks for hanging clothes
+a small private room for study or prayer
verb
+confine to a small space, as for intensive work
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, adjective, verb
+ noun
(especially AmE) a small room or a space in a wall with a door that reaches the floor, used for storing things: a walk-in closet
Compare: CUPBOARD, WARDROBE
See also - WATER CLOSET
Idioms: come out of the closet to admit sth openly that you kept secret before, especially because of shame or embarrassment: Homosexuals in public life are now coming out of the closet.
more at SKELETON
+ adjective [only before noun] used to describe people who want to keep some fact about themselves secret: closet gays + I suspect he's a closet fascist.
+ verb [VN] to put sb in a room away from other people, especially so that they can talk privately with sb, or so that they can be alone: He was closeted with the President for much of the day. + She had closeted herself away in her room.

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