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Definition of close-up noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



NAmE//ˈkloʊs ʌp//
[countable, uncountable]
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a photograph, or picture in a movie, taken very close to someone or something so that it shows a lot of detail a close-up of a human eye It was strange to see her own face in close-up on the screen. close-up pictures of the planet
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: close-up