Cease (or cause something to cease) business or operation: the plant’s operators decided to shut down the reactor
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- The 50-year-old solicitor's career has been in tatters since he lost an appeal against conviction for being drunk and disorderly and his business was shut down.
- Stranded passengers seen outside Piarco International Airport, yesterday, after operations were shut down because of a bomb threat.
- Coke's operations were shut down in the early 90's during Somalia's civil war.