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shut out

verb

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to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
  • local residents feel that they have been shut out of the debate for expanding the airport

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shut out

adjective

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shutout

noun

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The first known use of shut out was in the 14th century

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“Shut out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shut%20out. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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