Definition of cold case in English:

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cold case

noun

An unsolved criminal investigation which remains open pending the discovery of new evidence: the cold cases that have never been solved
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  • Finally we've got cops working cold cases.
  • Essex Police are investigating what could be a cold case murder in Tollesbury, with possible East End gangland links.
  • We want to assure the public this will not become a cold case.

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