Definition Shut down
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to shut down: to close (something), to end an operation, to turn off (a machine for example)
My computer shuts down for no reason. I will have to report this problem to the IT department.
Due to the poor economy, we had to shut down five factories last year.
a shutdown a stopping of operations or actions
- "This looks a lot like the taco truck that got shut down last month."
- "This could be why the server at station 12 shuts down every twenty-five minutes."
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