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refrigerateverb [T]

uk   /rɪˈfrɪdʒ.ər.eɪt/  us   /-ɚ.eɪt/
to make or ​keep something, ​especiallyfood or ​drink, ​cold so that it ​staysfresh, usually in a ​fridge: Fresh ​orangejuice should be refrigerated after ​opening and ​drunk within three ​days.
refrigeration
noun [U] uk   us   /rɪˌfrɪdʒ.əˈreɪ.ʃən/
The ​food will ​spoil without refrigeration.
(Definition of refrigerate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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refrigerateverb [T]

 us   /rɪˈfrɪdʒ·əˌreɪt/
to make or ​keep something, esp. ​food or ​drink, ​cold so that it ​staysfresh, usually in a ​refrigerator: Refrigerate the ​mayonnaise after ​opening the ​jar.
refrigeration
noun [U]  us   /rɪˌfrɪdʒ·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
The ​food will ​spoil without refrigeration.
(Definition of refrigerate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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