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"chill" in British English

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chillverb [I or T]

uk   /tʃɪl/ us   /tʃɪl/

chillnoun

uk   /tʃɪl/ us   /tʃɪl/

chilladjective

uk   /tʃɪl/ us   /tʃɪl/ literary
(Definition of chill from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chill" in American English

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chillverb [I/T]

us   /tʃɪl/
to make or become cold but not freeze: [I] Allow the pudding to chill. [T] Chill the pudding before serving.
Phrasal verbs

chillnoun [C]

us   /tʃɪl/
a cold feeling: The sun was bright, but there was a chill in the air. fig. His words sent a chill down her spine (= made her suddenly very fearful).
A chill is also a feeling of cold in your body that makes you shake slightly: She came home with a headache and chills.
(Definition of chill from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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