shutout

[shuht-out]
noun
1.
an act or instance of shutting out.
2.
the state of being shut out.
3.
Sports.
a.
a preventing of the opposite side from scoring, as in baseball.
b.
any game in which one side does not score.

Origin:
1850–55, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase shut out

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shutout (ˈʃʌtˌaʊt)
 
n
1.  See lock out a less common word for a lockout
2.  sport a game in which the opposing team does not score
 
vb
3.  to keep out or exclude
4.  to conceal from sight: we planted trees to shut out the view of the road
5.  to prevent (an opponent) from scoring

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Example sentences
Don't give up academe too quickly, especially if you've only had a single
  shutout season.
The shutout forced the city to finance its capital and cash flow needs through
  more costly private offerings.
Dimension to new connections from existing valves in all directions for
  reference and shutout of water main.
These homeowners have felt shutout from the tax credit and the benefits of
  installing renewable energy devices.
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