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shutdownnoun [C]

us   /ˈʃʌtˌdɑʊn/
the act of closing a factory or business or of stopping a machine: The shutdown of the military base is scheduled for next summer.
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shutdownnoun [C]

uk   /ˈʃʌtdaʊn/ us  
PRODUCTION, COMMERCE, GOVERNMENT the act or process of ending the operations of a business, system, industry, etc., either temporarily or permanently: The stock market has just resumed trading after a two-week shutdown. Release of the figures was delayed by the partial shutdown of federal agencies in December and January. The crowd gathered to celebrate the shutdown of the old power plant. government/refinery/plant shutdown
PRODUCTION, IT the act or process of stopping the operation of a computer or other machine: The huge machine began its automatic shutdown. an engine/system shutdown
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