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phrasal verb
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyclose down
he/she/itcloses down
present participleclosing down
past tenseclosed down
past participleclosed down

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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] same as close1

    Their intention is to close down the factory.

    Hotels are closing down all over the country.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] same as close1 (sense 5)

    Close down all programs that are running before you install the software.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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