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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)逐漸結束 The government intends to wind the scheme down in early spring. 政府有意在早春時節將這個計劃逐漸收尾。 Unfortunately, the party was just winding down as we got there. 不幸的是,我們趕到時聚會已接近尾聲了。 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)(企業或機構)逐漸關閉,(使)慢慢倒閉 They're winding down their operations abroad because they're losing money. 因為虧損,他們正在逐步縮減海外業務。 Starting, succeeding and failing in business
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