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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
British to close a business
if something such as a business goes under, it fails completely and stops operating
business to close a business and sell everything that it owns, usually in order to pay money that is owed
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
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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