a sale on all goods in liquidating a business.
a sale on goods of a type that will no longer be carried by the store.
an article of merchandise offered for sale at a closeout.
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How to use closeout in a sentence
At one point, Turness suggested that Gregory have a live band close out the show to commemorate the death of Nelson Mandela.David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Eviction Exposed in Washingtonian Takedown | Lloyd Grove | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The standout punchline was wisely saved to close out the opening monologue.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie | Kevin Fallon | March 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To close out the performance, some adorable tiny children start dancing, too.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie | Kevin Fallon | March 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Flash sales have disrupted the close-out market, and they appear poised for even more growth,” she wrote in an email.RIP Loehmann’s: Another Nail in the Coffin for America’s Middle Class | Keli Goff | February 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With just three weeks until we close out the year, the homicide ticker is stuck on 401.
A monster shell falling close out on their right front completed the destruction.Grapes of wrath | Boyd Cable
She went hurriedly to draw down the blinds and close out the unwelcome light.The Doctor's Family | Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Exclude them, said the politicians, and close out thus forever the problem their presence involves.
Kenny drew the curtains to close out the splash of rain upon the window panes and went to the piano.Kenny | Leona Dalrymple
Probably they could lawfully divide up the books among themselves, and so close out the enterprise.The Library and Society | Various
British Dictionary definitions for close out
(adverb) to terminate (a client's or other account) on which the margin is inadequate or exhausted, usually by sale of securities to realize cash
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Other Idioms and Phrases with closeout
Also, close something out. Dispose of a stock of goods; end a business. For example, We are closing out all our china, or They've decided to close out their downtown branch. This expression is most often used in business and commerce but occasionally refers to other matters. [Late 1800s]
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