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shut down

1 (v + adv) stop doing business
INTRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m uthe factory is shutting down tá an mhonarcha ag druidim
TRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m udeireadh a chur letheir Cork office was shut down last year dúnadh a n-oifig i gCorcaigh anuraidh
2 (v + adv) also COMP, ELECTRON machine, system, program etc: stop working
INTRANSITIVEtéigh as feidhmmúch verb  c m udún síosdruid síosthe computer didn't shut down properly níor dhruid an ríomhaire síos mar ba cheart
TRANSITIVEcuir as feidhmmúch verb  c m udruid síosdún síostry shutting down the program déan iarracht an ríomhchlár a dhúnadh síos
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3 (v + adv) completely prevent (action) TRANSITIVEcoisc verb  c m ucosc a chur arstop a chur lewhy is criticism shut down? cén fáth a bhfuil cosc ar cháineadh?, cén fáth a bhfuil cáineadh coiscthe? 4 (v + adv) SPOR, informal prevent (player) from being effective TRANSITIVEcoisc verb  c m ucaoch verb  c m uplúch verb  c m u → see shut