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shutdown

Pronunciation: /ˈʃʌtdaʊn/

Translation of shutdown in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (of hospital, college) cierre (masculine); (of power) corte (masculine); (of services) paralización (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Planned temporary shutdowns of Ford assembly plants in August will affect close to 8,000 workers.
    • I've blogged before about how rural areas can sustain economic growth in the wake of factory shutdowns.
    • With a two-week shutdown of the factory due to start on Monday, it is thought workers will use the time to figure out what course of action to take.

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