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closed-captioned

[klohzd-kap-shuh nd]
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adjective
  1. (of a television program, film, or video) distributed with synchronized transcription of speech and written descriptions of other relevant audio elements, as for the hearing-impaired, that are visible only when the option to display them is selected. Abbreviation: CC

Origin of closed-captioned

First recorded in 1975–80
Related formsclosed captioning, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for closed-captioned

closed-captioned

adjective
  1. (of a video recording) having subtitles which appear on screen only if the cassette is played through a special decoder
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