closedown

closedown
noun
termination of operations
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they regretted the closure of the day care center

Syn: ↑closure, ↑closing, ↑shutdown
Derivationally related forms: ↑shut down (for: ↑shutdown), ↑close (for: ↑closing), ↑close down, ↑close (for: ↑closure)
Hypernyms: ↑termination, ↑ending, ↑conclusion
Hyponyms: ↑plant closing, ↑bank closing, ↑layoff

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun (-s)
Etymology: close down
1. : a closing down (as of night)
2. : a stoppage of operations
3. Britain : a signing off of a radiobroadcasting station

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/klohz"down'/, n.
a termination or suspension of operations; shutdown: a temporary closedown of a factory.
[1885-90, Amer.; n. use of v. phrase close down]

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closedown see ↑close down below.
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