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English definition of “icebreaker”

icebreaker

noun [C] (ACTIVITY)    /ˈaɪsˌbreɪ.kər/ US  /-kɚ/
a game or joke that makes people who do not know each other feel more relaxed togetherCalming and relaxing
(Definition of icebreaker noun (ACTIVITY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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