Examples of closedown in a Sentence
ordered a closedown of operations until the cause of the mine explosion could be determined
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During the closedown period, the amount of sand taken from the beach will be lowered to a maximum of 240,000 tons a year from an average of almost 300,000 that state regulators say had been taken out over the past three decades.
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First Known Use of closedown
Synonymsarrest, arrestment, cease, cessation, check, close, end, closure, conclusion, cutoff, discontinuance, discontinuation, ending, expiration, finish, halt, lapse, offset, shutdown, shutoff, stay, stop, stoppage, surcease, termination
Related Wordsmop-up, phaseout; abeyance, break, interruption, layoff, letup, moratorium, pause, standstill, suspension
Near Antonymsextension, persistence, prolongation
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