lakkauttaa

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Causative form of the verb lakata (to cease)

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lakkauttaa

  1. to shut down, close down
    Tehtaan lakkauttaminen oli kova isku yhteisölle.
    The shutting down of the factory was a hard blow to the community.
  2. to abolish, disband (to break up or cause to cease to exist)
    Lääninoikeudet lakkautettiin vuonna 1999.
    The provincial courts were abolished in 1999.
    Presidentti halusi 'lakkauttaa skandaalinkäryisen viraston.
    The president wanted to disband the scandal-plagued agency.
  3. to suppress
    Kun kommunistit ottivat vallan, he lakkauttivat muut puolueet.
    When the communists took the power, they suppressed the other parties.
  4. to suspend (to discontinue a function, task or position)

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