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noun close·down \ˈklōz-ˌdau̇n\

Simple Definition of closedown

  • : an occurrence or situation in which work is stopped for a long time or permanently in a business, factory, etc.

  • : the end of television or radio broadcasts for the day

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of closedown

  1. :  an instance of suspending or stopping operations

Examples of closedown in a sentence

  1. <ordered a closedown of operations until the cause of the mine explosion could be determined>


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