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closed-door

[klohzd-dawr, -dohr] /ˈkloʊzdˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr/
adjective
1.
held in strict privacy; not open to the press or the public:
a closed-door strategy meeting of banking executives.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • At that point their chanting became audible in the conference room but wasn't loud enough to disrupt the closed-door proceedings.
  • It reflected months of closed-door talks among a dozen countries.
  • The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the sensitive, closed-door talks are still under way.
  • Archer's negotiations with the industry were a closed-door affair.
British Dictionary definitions for closed-door

closed-door

adjective
1.
private; barred to members of the public: a closed-door meeting
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