Meaning of “refrigerator” in the English Dictionary

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"refrigerator" in British English

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refrigeratornoun [ C ]

uk /rɪˈfrɪdʒ.ər.eɪ.tər/ us /rɪˈfrɪdʒ.ə.reɪ.t̬ɚ/ US or formal UK UK usually fridge

A1 a piece of kitchen equipment that uses electricity to preserve food at a cold temperature:

Store fruit juice 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

(Definition of “refrigerator” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)