Translation: from spanish

to close (down)

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  • close-down — UK US (also close down, closedown) noun [C or U] ► the act or process of ending the operations of a business, system, industry, etc. either temporarily or permanently: »The partial government close down is now in a record 20th day. → See also… …   Financial and business terms

  • close down — or[shut down] {v.} To stop all working, as in a factory; stop work entirely; also: to stop operations in. * /The factory closed down for Christmas./ * /The company shut down the condom plant for Easter./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • close down — or[shut down] {v.} To stop all working, as in a factory; stop work entirely; also: to stop operations in. * /The factory closed down for Christmas./ * /The company shut down the condom plant for Easter./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • close\ down — • close down • shut down v To stop all working, as in a factory; stop work entirely; also: to stop operations in. The factory closed down for Christmas. The company shut down the condom plant for Easter …   Словарь американских идиом

  • close|down — «KLOHZ DOWN», noun. a stoppage of work in a factory, etc.: »Production was slowed last month, first by strikes and then by a two week closedown of assembly plants (Wall Street Journal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • close down — index shut Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • close down — phrasal verb Word forms close down : present tense I/you/we/they close down he/she/it closes down present participle closing down past tense closed down past participle closed down 1) [intransitive/transitive] same as close I, 2), a) Their… …   English dictionary

  • close down — verb cease to operate or cause to cease operating The owners decided to move and to close the factory My business closes every night at 8 P.M. close up the shop • Syn: ↑close up, ↑close, ↑fold, ↑shut down …   Useful english dictionary

  • close down — verb /kləʊzˈdaʊn/ a) To stop trading as a business. The local factory will close down soon, unless sales pick up. b) To surround someone, as to impede their movement. They had to close the mine down as it was in a dangerous condition. Syn …   Wiktionary

  • close-down — UK [ˈkləʊz ˌdaʊn] / US [ˈkloʊz ˌdaʊn] noun [countable] Word forms close down : singular close down plural close downs 1) a situation in which a company or organization stops its activities and closes its offices, factories etc, either permanently …   English dictionary

  • close down — phr verb Close down is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑factory, ↑firm, ↑work Close down is used with these nouns as the object: ↑branch, ↑factory, ↑firm, ↑reactor, ↑work …   Collocations dictionary


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