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English definition of “refrigerate”


verb [T]  /rɪˈfrɪdʒ·əˌreɪt/ us  
to make or keep something, esp. food or drink, cold so that it stays fresh, usually in a refrigerator: Refrigerate the mayonnaise after opening the jar.
noun [U]  /rɪˌfrɪdʒ·əˈreɪ·ʃən/ us  
The food will spoil without refrigeration.
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