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English definition of “shut out someone”

shut out someone

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

(PREVENT SCORING)

to prevent a competitor from scoring any points: The White Sox shut out the Orioles today at Comiskey Park.
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