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wind (sth) down

phrasal verb with wind /waɪnd/ verb (wound)
to end gradually or in stages, or to cause something to do this
(使)逐渐结束
The government intends to wind the scheme down in early spring.
政府有意在早春时节将这个计划逐渐收尾。
Unfortunately, the party was just winding down as we got there.
不幸的是,我们赶到时聚会已接近尾声了。
Causing something to endComing to an end
If a business or organization winds down, or if someone winds it down, the amount of work it does is gradually reduced until it closes completely
(使)(企业或机构)逐渐关闭,(使)慢慢倒闭
They're winding down their operations abroad because they're losing money.
因为亏损,他们正在逐步压缩海外业务。
Starting, succeeding and failing in business
(Definition of wind (sth) down from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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