frozen

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adjective fro·zen \ˈfrō-zən\

Definition of frozen

  1. 1a :  treated, affected, or crusted over by freezingb :  subject to long and severe cold the frozen north

  2. 2a :  incapable of being changed, moved, or undone :  fixed; specifically :  debarred by official action from movement or from change in status frozen wagesb :  not available for present use frozen capitalc (1) :  drained or incapable of emotion (2) :  expressing or characterized by cold unfriendliness

frozenly

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frozenness

play \ˈfrō-zən-(n)əs\ noun

Examples of frozen in a Sentence

  1. the car door was frozen ever since an accident had damaged the hinge

  2. pay rates will remain frozen until the company does better financially

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First Known Use of frozen

14th century



FROZEN Defined for Kids

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Definition of frozen for Students

  1. past participle of freeze


Medical Dictionary

frozen

fro·zen

Medical Definition of frozen

past part of freeze

Law Dictionary

frozen

fro·zen
  1. past part of freeze



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