Meaning of “shut out someone” in the 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

(PREVENT SCORING)

to prevent a competitor from scoring any points:

The White Sox shut out the Orioles today at Comiskey Park.

(Definition of “shut out someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)