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closed-captioned

closed-cap·tioned
C c

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohzd-kap-shuh nd]
    • /ˈkloʊzdˈkæp ʃənd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klohzd-kap-shuh nd]
    • /ˈkloʊzdˈkæp ʃənd/

Definitions of closed-captioned word

  • adjective closed-captioned (of a video recording) having subtitles which appear on screen only if the cassette is played through a special decoder 3
  • adjective closed-captioned designating or of TV programs featuring captions for the deaf which are made visible only by means of a special decoding device 3
  • adjective closed-captioned (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. 1
  • adjective closed-captioned (of a video recording or broadcast) Having captions that can only be seen with the appropriate equipment. 0

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Origin of closed-captioned

First appearance:

before 1975
One of the 1% newest English words
First recorded in 1975-80

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Parts of speech for Closed-captioned

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

closed-captioned popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 64% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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