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English definition of “shut”


verb [I, T]     /ʃʌt/ (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
CLOSE A2 to close something, or to become closed: Shut the door . He lay back and shut his eyes . The lid shut with a bang .Closing and blocking
STOP SERVING UK (UK/US close) A2 When a shop , restaurant , etc shuts, it stops serving customers and does not allow people to enter : The museum shuts at 4 o'clock on a Friday . Several schools were shut because of the bad weather .Causing something to endComing to an end
(Definition of shut verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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