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Definition of unfreeze verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they unfreeze
    he / she / it unfreezes
    past simple unfroze
    past participle unfrozen
    -ing form unfreezing
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] unfreeze (something) if you unfreeze something that has been frozen or very cold, or it unfreezes, it melts or warms until it reaches a normal temperature compare defrost, de-ice, thaw
  2. 2[transitive] unfreeze something to remove official controls on money or an economy The party plans to unfreeze some of the cash held by local government. opposite freeze
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