closed-captioned

[ klohzd-kap-shuh nd ]
/ ˈkloʊzdˈkæp ʃənd /

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 hearing-impaired, 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

OTHER WORDS FROM closed-captioned

closed captioning, 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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