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shutout

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃʌt.aʊt/ us    /ˈʃʌt̬-/ US
a situation in a sports competition in which a player or team wins without the other player or team scoring any pointsScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
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