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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
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