Bedeutung von “shut (sth) down” — Learner’s Dictionary

shut (sth) down

phrasal verb with shut us uk /ʃʌt/ verb [ I, T ] present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut

B2 If a business or a large piece of equipment shuts down or someone shuts it down, it stops operating:

Many factories have been forced to shut down.
We shut the whole computer system down for 24 hours.

(Definition von “shut (sth) down” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)