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Definition of shutter verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    shutter

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈʃʌt̮ər//
     
    [transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they shutter he / she / it shutters past simple shuttered -ing form shuttering
     
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  1. 1 to cover the outside of a window with shutters I shuttered all the windows and locked the doors.
  2. 2to close a business, store, etc. permanently or for a limited time The strike shuttered theaters for three weeks. see also shuttered