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wind down

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phrasal verb
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present tense
I/you/we/theywind down
he/she/itwinds down
present participlewinding down
past tensewound down
past participlewound down

Related meanings

  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to end, or to finish something gradually

    The party started to wind down around 2:00 a.m.

    The U.N. has decided to wind down the peacekeeping mission.

    1. a.
      to gradually reduce work before stopping completely

      The factory will wind down production before closing next year.

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