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English definition of “freeze”

freeze

noun     /friːz/
LEVEL [C] a situation in which the level of something such as a price or rate is fixed so that it does not increase: a pay freezeKeeping and staying the sameNot able to be changed
PROCESS [C] a situation in which a process is stopped for a period of time: There was an immediate freeze on all new building in the city.Pauses and interludes
COLD [no plural] informal a period of extremely cold weatherColdSnow and ice
(Definition of freeze noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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