Translation of "wind (sth) down" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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wind (sth) down

phrasal verb with wind uk /waɪnd/ us /waɪnd/ verb wound, wound

to end gradually or in stages, or to cause something to do this

The government intends to wind the scheme down in the 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。

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.

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。

(Translation of “wind (sth) down” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)