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shut

adjective [never before noun]
 
 
/ʃʌt/
CLOSED B1 closed: Her eyes were shut and I thought she was asleep.Open and closed
NOT SERVING UK ( UK/US closed) B1 When a shop, restaurant, etc is shut, it has stopped serving customers and does not allow people to enter it.Open and closed
Translations of “shut”
in Korean 닫은, 문을 닫은…
in Arabic مُغلَق…
in Portuguese fechado…
in Catalan tancat…
in Japanese 閉じた, 閉店した, 閉館した…
in Italian chiuso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 關閉的,關上的…
in Russian закрытый…
in Turkish kapalı, (dükkân, lokanta vb.) kapalı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关闭的,关上的…
in Polish zamknięty…
(Definition of shut adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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