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to stop doing business or operating permanently
if a shop, 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
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a large expensive boat that is used for racing or sailing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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