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shut

2 adjective
     
shut2 [not before noun]
1 not open [= closed]:
Is the door shut properly?
She kept the windows shut, for fear of burglars.
He sat with his eyes shut.
The windows were tightly shut.
slam/bang/swing etc shut
The door slammed shut behind him.
pull/kick/slam etc something shut
Jenny pulled the window shut.

➔ keep your mouth shut

at keep1 (2)
2 British English if a shop, bar etc is shut, it is not open for business [= closed]:
in the evening when the shops are shut
Sorry, but we're shut.
shut for
The first four hotels we tried were shut for the winter.

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