Definition of cloze test noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cloze test

BrE BrE//ˈkləʊz test//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkloʊz test//
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a type of test in which you have to put suitable words in spaces in a text where words have been left out Word Origin1950s: cloze representing a spoken abbreviation of closure.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cloze test