price freeze

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price freeze UK US noun [C]
ECONOMICS, COMMERCE the situation in which prices, or the price of a particular product, are fixed at a particular level and no increases are allowed: »

A five-year price freeze is due to end next month for customers of the gas company.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • freeze — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 putting a particular level on sth ADJECTIVE ▪ immediate ▪ complete, total (esp. BrE) ▪ a complete freeze on emissions ▪ hiring (esp. AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

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  • freeze — freeze1 [ friz ] (past tense froze [ frouz ] ; past participle frozen [ frouzn ] ) verb ** ▸ 1 when liquid turns solid ▸ 2 preserve by making cold ▸ 3 feel extremely cold ▸ 4 weather: reach 0°C ▸ 5 stop moving/working ▸ 6 stop officially ▸ 7 stop …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • freeze*/ — [friːz] (past tense froze [frəʊz] ; past participle frozen [ˈfrəʊz(ə)n] ) verb I 1) [I/T] to become solid or hard because of extreme cold, or to make something solid or hard The lake freezes in winter.[/ex] The water had frozen solid.[/ex] 2) [T] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Freeze Frame (pricing game) — Freeze Frame is a pricing game on the American television game show The Price Is Right . Debuting on February 22, 1995, it is played for a four digit prize, worth between $3,000 and $10,000.GameplayThe game board features a ring of eight tiles,… …   Wikipedia

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