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Definición de “freeze” en inglés


verb     /friːz/ (froze, frozen)
[T] ECONOMICS, FINANCE to fix prices , income levels , interest rates , etc. at a particular level and not allow any increases : freeze wages/rates/taxes Mortgage lenders have agreed to freeze adjustable interest rates for some of the state's highest-risk borrowers.
[T] LAW, BANKING if a government or court freezes someone's bank account , money , assets etc. it legally prevents them from using any of it: Some of the prisoners ' assets were frozen by order of the government . Officials said they will freeze 120 local bank accounts and place racketeering liens on numerous homes and businesses .
[I] IT if a computer freezes or a computer screen is frozen, it suddenly stops working and the screen will not change even when you use the keyboard or mouse : If your computer freezes, you may have to shut it down manually by holding the power button for several seconds .
[T] to officially stop an activity or process for a period of time : freeze production/sales/recruitment The world's biggest automaker announced that it will temporarily freeze production due to low demand .
(Definition of freeze verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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