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Main Entry: shut
Pronunciation: primarystressshschwat
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): shut; shut·ting
1 : to move into position so as to close an opening <shut the door>
2 : to close so as to forbid entrance or leaving <shut the cottage for the winter>
3 : to keep in a place by enclosing or by blocking the way out : IMPRISON <shut them in jail>
4 : to close by bringing parts together <shut your eyes>
5 : to stop or cause to stop operation <shut both stores for a week> <the plant shut down>

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