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Noun1.closedown - 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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The closedown of institutions is due to the state registration of the newly established Innovation Agency.
"But the Italian company we're using are having trouble with the final testing and unfortunately August is a total closedown for them."
We'll be building the Blackberry Project Therapy Room during closedown. Blackberry is a computer-aided horse riding simulator, which will be a fantastic new tool for our existing and new riders.
LAHORE -- The Jamaat-i-Islami has announced all-out support to traders' countrywide closedown on Saturday (tomorrow), saying the govt is crushing businessmen under IMF pressure.
Music Lau Already acknowledged as thrilling live performers and folk music pioneers, Lau arrive at a new creative peak with Midnight and Closedown. The band's 12-year recording career is resplendent with unexpected collaborations, accolades and innovative ideas.
Meanwhile, around 70 people were rescued after they were stranded on the Manali-Leh National Highway in Lahaul-Spiti due to closedown of vehicular movement owing to the snowfall on Friday.
He said: "Kingdom have acknowledged receipt and the necessary arrangements are now commencing to arrange closedown of the systems and processes and new enforcement activity has ceased.
The DTT closedown plans were included in the new SRGSSR charter recently granted by the Swiss Federal Council as part of cost-saving measures.
They said first the closedown deadline was set for August 13 but it was delayed until August 31 due to the Eidul Azha.
As shoppers shift from offline to online, it is considering similar plans for other underperforming branches, leading to speculation Korea may also soon witness closedown of brick-and-mortar shops as seen in other developed countries.
"It was on Wednesday morning when uniformed soldiers came and rounded us in Mankien in our rooms and ordered us to immediately closedown shops," said Magai.