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Meaning of “refrigerator” in the English Dictionary

"refrigerator" in British English

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refrigeratornoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈfrɪdʒ.ər.eɪ.tər/  us   /-ɚ.eɪ.t̬ɚ/ US or formal UK (UK usually fridge)
A1 a ​piece of ​kitchenequipment that uses ​electricity to ​preservefood at a ​coldtemperature: Store ​fruitjuice in the refrigerator.
(Definition of refrigerator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"refrigerator" in American English

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refrigeratornoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈfrɪdʒ·əˌreɪ·t̬ər/ (infml fridge)
a ​largepiece of ​equipment that uses ​electricity to ​preservefood at a ​coldtemperature
(Definition of refrigerator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “refrigerator”
in Korean 냉장고…
in Arabic بَرّاد, ثلاّجة…
in Malaysian peti sejuk…
in French réfrigérateur…
in Russian холодильник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冰箱,電冰箱…
in Italian frigorifero…
in Turkish buzdolabı, soğutucu…
in Polish lodówka…
in Spanish frigorífico, nevera…
in Vietnamese tủ lạnh…
in Portuguese geladeira, refrigerador…
in Thai ตู้เย็น…
in German der Kühlschrank…
in Catalan frigorífic…
in Japanese 冷蔵庫…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冰箱,电冰箱…
in Indonesian lemari es…
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