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closed-captioned

[ klohzd-kap-shuhnd ]
/ ˈkloʊzdˈkæp ʃənd /
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adjective

(of a television program, film, or video) distributed with synchronized transcription of speech and written descriptions of other relevant audio elements, as for the hard of hearing, that are visible only when the option to display them is selected. Abbreviation: CC

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Origin of closed-captioned

First recorded in 1975–80
closed cap·tion·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for closed-captioned

closed-captioned

adjective

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