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mothballnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɔθˌbɔl/
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"mothball" in British English

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mothballnoun

uk   /ˈmɒθ.bɔːl/  us   /ˈmɑːθ.bɑːl/

mothballverb [T]

uk   /ˈmɒθ.bɔːl/  us   /ˈmɑːθ.bɑːl/
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mothballverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈmɒθbɔːl/
to stop using a factory, building, etc., but leave it in a condition that allows you to use it again in the future: The factory was mothballed two years ago.
mothballing
noun [U]
The local community were told about the mothballing of the power plant.
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