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Shut-in (disambiguation); Shut In; Shut In (film); The Shut-In

shut-in         
(shut-ins)
A shut-in is someone who is ill for a long time, and has to stay in bed or at home. (AM)
...Meals on Wheels or similar programs that bring outside life to shut-ins.
N-COUNT
shut in         
Enclose, confine.
shut in         
1.
If you shut someone or something in a room, you close the door so that they cannot leave it.
The door enables us to shut the birds in the shelter in bad weather.
PHRASAL VERB: V n P n
2.
If you shut yourself in a room, you stay in there and make sure nobody else can get in.
After one particular bad result, he shut himself in the shower room for an hour...
PHRASAL VERB: V pron-refl P n
3.
see also shut-in

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Shut-in

Shut-in may refer to:

Pronunciation examples for shut-in
1. is shut in?
Why Libraries Matter More Than Even in the Age of Google _ John Palfrey _ Talks at Google
2. sick and elderly, shut in.
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3. It's It's a famous shut-in.
Magic and Loss - The Internet as Art _ Virginia Heffernan _ Talks at Google
4. So if they're shut in and there's
Brain Rules for Aging Well _ John Medina _ Talks at Google
5. and suddenly shut in and shut out,
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Examples of use of shut-in
1. They are finding the door slammed shut in their faces.
2. Some 106,000 barrels per day of the SPDC joint–venture remains shut–in," she said.
3. Many shops were shut in response to a strike call by Islamists.
4. A spokeswoman at Petro–Canada confirmed that production at the field is currently shut in.
5. Many stores were shut in Azamiyah and Dora, both strongholds of the Sunni Arab insurgency.