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English definition of “shut off (something)”

shut off (something)

(STOP) phrasal verb with shut    /ʃʌt/ verb [I/T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
to stop the operation of a machine or system : Did you shut off the light in the bedroom ? Shut the engine off and take the keys . Lift your foot and the water shuts off.
(Definition of shut off (something) (STOP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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