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shut·down

 (shŭt′doun′)
n.
A cessation of operations or activity, as at a factory. Also called closedown.
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shutdown

(ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn)
n
(Commerce)
a. the closing of a factory, shop, etc
b. (as modifier): shutdown costs.
vb (adverb)
1. to cease or cause to cease operation
2. (tr) to close by lowering
3. (Physical Geography) (tr) (of fog) to descend and envelop
4. (intr; foll by on or upon) informal to put a stop to; clamp down on
5. (Nuclear Physics) (tr) to reduce the power level of (a nuclear reactor) to the lowest possible value
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shut•down

(ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn)

n.
a suspension or stoppage of function or operation.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shutdown - termination of operations; "they regretted the closure of the day care center"
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"
plant closing - act of shutting down operation of a plant
bank closing - act of closing down a bank because of a fiscal emergency or failure
layoff - the act of laying off an employee or a work force
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Translations

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtdaʊn] N
1. [of factory, shop, business] → cierre m
2. (Ftbl) (also winter shutdown) suspensión temporal de la actividad futbolística durante las semanas más inclementes del invierno
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtdaʊn] nfermeture fshut-eye shuteye [ˈʃʌtaɪ] n (= sleep) to get some shut-eye → dormir un peu
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

shutdown

[ˈʃʌtˌdaʊn] nchiusura
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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The operations under temporary shut-down made losses in the beginning of 2019.
The company said, "Adjusted net income decreased due to lower oil and gas segment margins, which were primarily reduced by lost production resulting from the plant shut-down and an increase in DD&A, which was partially offset by improved contract drilling margins and derivative settlements received." CEO Larry Pinkston said: "The first quarter production decline was due to the third-party plant shut-down.
Journalists from the Freedom and Justice Party's (FJP) newspaper protested outside the Press Syndicate on Saturday a decision to shut-down the paper.
The shut-down could be only temporary--TimCo has the right to appeal the suspension of their certificate of approval and sources say it is currently looking at its legal avenues.
But Israel said the shut-down was caused by a rift over funding among the Palestinians, and that the Hamas rival, the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority, had stopped fuel purchases.