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English definition of “freeze out someone”

freeze out someone

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verb [I/T] phrasal verb with freeze  /friz/ ( past tense froze  /froʊz/, past participle frozen  /ˈfroʊ·zən/) us  
to intentionally prevent someone from being involved in an activity: They tried to freeze me out of the bonus money.
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