shut (sth) down
— phrasal verb with shut uk /ʃʌt/ us /ʃʌt/ verb [ I or T ] present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut
(Translation of “shut (sth) down” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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