English version

closed season

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclosed seasonˌclosed ˈseason noun [countable] especially American English  x-refanother form of close season(1)
Examples from the Corpus
closed seasonOnly boats under 20 tonnes will be permitted, and August and September will be a closed season.The three year survey will establish the cause of the decline and decide whether a closed season is necessary.It was caught in the coarse fish closed season and did not qualify for record status.Come next year, after the closed season of Lent, would there be a wedding?It may be the closed season for rowing ... but down on the river, it's the Head of the River.Today was the twentieth, the end of the closed season on hinds.
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