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English definition of “shut”

shut

verb [I or T] (STOP OPERATING)    /ʃʌt/ (present participle shutting, past tense and past participle shut)
A2 to (cause to) stop operating or being in service, either temporarily or permanently: The shops shut at eight o'clock on Wednesday evenings. It's such a shame they shut that factory (down).Causing something to endComing to an end
(Definition of shut verb (STOP OPERATING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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