See also: close up and closeup

English

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkləʊsʌp/
  • Audio (Southern England):(file)
  • Hyphenation: close-up

Adjective

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close-up (not comparable)

  1. In near proximity.
    • 1969 March 21, “Science: Rousing End to a Relaxed Flight”, in Time:
      A worldwide TV audience had a close-up view of the astronauts when they splashed down and as they emerged from the bobbing spaceship they call Gumdrop.
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Noun

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close-up (plural close-ups)

  1. (photography) A photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale, and occupies most or all of the frame.
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Portuguese

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from English close-up.

Pronunciation

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kloˈza.pi/, /kloˈzap/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /kloˈzap/, /kloˈza.pi/

Noun

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close-up m (plural close-ups)

  1. (photography) close-up (photography in which the subject is shown at a large scale)
    Synonym: close