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shut (sth) off

verb [I or T] uk phrasal verb with shut   /ʃʌt/ ( present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut) us  
If a machine or system shuts off, or if someone or something shuts it off, it stops operating: The engine shuts off automatically when the desired speed is reached.
Translations of “shut (sth) off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 關機, 關掉,關閉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 关机, 关掉,关闭…
(Definition of shut (sth) off phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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