Meaning of “shutout” in the English Dictionary

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"shutout" in British English

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shutoutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈʃʌt.aʊt/ us /ˈʃʌt̬.aʊt/ US

a situation in a sports competition in which a player or team wins without the other player or team scoring any points

(Definition of “shutout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shutout" in American English

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shutoutnoun [ C ]

us /ˈʃʌt̬ˌɑʊt/

a competition in which one team or player fails to score any points:

He pitched a shutout.

(Definition of “shutout” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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