shut out someone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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shut out someone

phrasal verb with shut  us   /ʃʌt/ verb [I/T] (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)

shut out someone (PREVENT SCORING)

to ​prevent a ​competitor from ​scoring any ​points: The ​White Sox shut out the Orioles today at Comiskey Park.
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