Cloze definition

klōz
Based on or being a test of reading comprehension in which the test taker is asked to supply words that have been systematically deleted from a text.
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Designating or of a test of comprehension in which blank spaces at regular intervals in a text must be filled in with appropriate words.
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(education) A form of written examination technique in which candidates are required to provide words that have been omitted from sentences, thereby demonstrating their knowledge and comprehension of the text.
  • 2013 March 13, “Lückentext - cloze”, German Language Blog, accessed on 2013-03-15.
    This time the cloze is about the declination of adjectives.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cloze
Plural:
clozes

Origin of cloze

  • Alteration of closure

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From closure (“completion”), with s changed to the phonetically identical z.

    From Wiktionary