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English definition of “chill”

chill

noun [C]    /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 noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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