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phrasal verb [transitive] [usually passive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyshut out of
he/she/itshuts out of
present participleshutting out of
past tenseshut out of
past participleshut out of
  1. shut someone out of something if someone is shut out of something, they are not allowed to do it or be involved in it

    For years, women were shut out of the top ranks of the industry.

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