- pertaining to or being a procedure used to measure comprehension or text difficulty, in which a person is called upon to supply elements that have been systematically deleted from a text.
- a cloze procedure or test.
Origin of cloze
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Word Origin and History for clozes
1953, in psychological writing, evidently abstracted from the pronunciation of closure.
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