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close·down

 (klōz′doun′)
n.
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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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Danish Khan said on the one hand the PM and commerce minister were emphasizing to boost exports but at other side industry is facing that kind of closedowns.
Danish Khan said on the one hand the PM and commerce minister were emphasizing to boost exports but at other side industry is facing that kind of closedowns , ' it will almost be impossible to meet exports goals for industry in such conditions' he added.
Some believe the closedowns are a scheme meant to damage the reputation of President Rohani by showing he has little power.
Baumax representatives have however suggested that the revenues from the sale could cover the costs for "saving the company's Austrian business", but might not suffice even for closedowns of Eastern European branches.
ANKARA, Mar 19, 2010 (TUR) -- New business startups and business closedowns in Turkey declined in February over the previous month, according to figures from a national union of chambers.
'Employers are used to planning production around UK Christian holidays but it is no longer good enough to plan production with closedowns just at Christmas and Easter.
The county has been hit by a series of textile industry jobs cuts or closedowns in recent months and its tourism has been hard hit by the foot-and-mouth crisis.
Target government resources to help avert plant closedowns and employment cutbacks and, if that is not possible, to aid the affected community, company, and employees.
In the past the Computer Crimes Unit has brought about several closedowns of Zamunda and Arena.
This article argues that the chances for the community to succeed with a turnaround effort will be much higher if the departing business firm integrates its closedown strategy with the community's growth effort.