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wind down

phrasal verb with wind uk   /waɪnd/  us   /waɪnd/ verb (wound, wound)
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wind down

phrasal verb with wind uk   us   /waɪnd/ verb (wound, wound)
[I or T] if a ​business, ​situation, ​activity, etc. winds down, or is wound down, it gradually ​ends: They're winding down their ​overseasoperation because it is ​losingmoney.
[I] to ​start to ​relax gradually after a ​period of hard ​work or a worrying ​situation: The City has ​started to wind down before the Christmas ​break. The stressfulness of the ​job makes it hard to wind down on the ​weekends.
(Definition of wind down from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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