closedown

noun close·down \ ˈklōz-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of closedown

: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

First Known Use of closedown

1889


CLOSEDOWN Defined for English Language Learners

closedown

noun

Definition of closedown for English Language Learners

  • : 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



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