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to stop doing business or operating permanently
if a store, school, factory, or business shuts down, or if someone shuts it down, it closes, usually permanently
if something such as a business goes under, it fails completely and stops operating
if a business folds, it closes because it is not able to make enough money
if a business crashes, it fails suddenly and completely
if something such as a business or a relationship fails, it has a lot of problems and can no longer continue
if a company goes out of business, it stops doing business permanently, especially because it has failed
the process of making a business or institution stop operating permanently
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
not skilful or sensitive
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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Free thesaurus definition of closing a business and ceasing to operate a business from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.