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English definition of “refrigerate”

refrigerate

verb [T]     /rɪˈfrɪdʒ.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ɚ.eɪt/
to make or keep something, especially food or drink, cold so that it stays fresh, usually in a fridge: Fresh orange juice should be refrigerated after opening and drunk within three days.Preserving and storing food refrigeration     /rɪˌfrɪdʒ.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] Preserving and storing food
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