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mothball

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈmɒθbɔːl/
to stop using a factory, building, etc., but leave it in a condition that allows you to use it again in the future: The factory was mothballed two years ago.
mothballing noun [U]
Translations of “mothball”
in Chinese (Traditional) 封存,保藏, 把…束之高閣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 封存,保藏, 把…束之高阁…
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