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close its doors

Of a business, to cease operations, either permanently or for some length of time; to close down. If the factory closes its doors, hundreds of people will be out of work. Many shops in the seaside town close their doors during the winter.
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close its doors

(of a business) close down or fail. euphemistic
See also: close, door
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On Thursday, June 20, it closed its doors after Marstons Brewery made the decision to sell the property.
PORTHCAWL'S last remaining nightclub has closed its doors for the last time.
A HUDDERSFIELD restaurant has closed its doors but a new restaurant is taking its place.
This later closed its doors, and the unit now operates as Uno Ristorante.
Three masked men, one of them with a gun, forced their way into a branch of the Lloyds TSB in Walsgrave Road, Walsgrave, Coventry after it had closed its doors on Friday evening.
The Starlight Dinner Theater of Orlando, Fla., closed its doors with no advance warning at its shopping-center location.
The M&S Lifestore, which opened in February 2004, was heralded as the dawning of a new era for the company and the North East but it closed its doors less than a year later with sales well below target.
After 86 years of steel and iron production, the Compania Fundidora de Fierro y Acero de Monterrey (Monterrey Steel Foundry Co.), Monterrey, Mexico, closed its doors in 1986, but the contribution it made to the city continues to touch its residents.
once held a national account before it closed its doors for good after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2004.
She called her students and alumni "Bjaps." The Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center closed its doors in 2000, but Johnson's legacy lives on in the students who have gone on to perform with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Twyla Thaw, Lar Lubovitch, and Ballet Hispanico, as well as on Broadway (including Ben Vereen, Michael Peters, and Lester Wilson).
The Kenora plant closed its doors in late January, with no buyer in sight at Northern Ontario Business deadline.
The store closed its doors on this day in 2000 January 27
125th Street, is a historic performance space that has been used as a movie theater in the 1990's and closed its doors in 1997.
THE historic Shelbourne Hotel yesterday made 227 staff redundant as it closed its doors for a EUR40million refurbishment programme - as revealed by the Irish Mirror.