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noun [C] (WINDOW COVER)    /ˈʃʌt.ər/ US  /ˈʃʌt̬.ɚ/ (also )
a wooden cover on the outside of a window that prevents light or heat from going into a room or heat from leaving it: Shutters usually come in pairs and are hung like doors on hinges.Windows and parts of windows a metal covering that protects the windows and entrance of a shop from thieves when it is closedWindows and parts of windows shuttered     /-əd/ US  /-ɚd/ adjective Shops are closed and shuttered on Sundays.Windows and parts of windows
(Definition of shutter noun (WINDOW COVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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