freeze out

verb

Definition of freeze out

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  exclude

freeze–out

play \ˈfrēz-ˌau̇t\ noun

Examples of freeze out in a Sentence

  1. a housing market that effectively freezes out people of moderate means

1861

First Known Use of freeze out

1861


Law Dictionary

freeze out

transitive verb

Legal Definition of freeze out

  1. :  to subject to a freezeout



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