Definition of freeze-up in English:

freeze-up

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noun

A period of extreme cold: a freeze-up in November
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  • As each winter approaches, people hope and pray for mild storms and an early freeze-up to protect the shoreline.
  • Thirty-nine counties are now affected by the great freeze-up, and snow and ice have made travelling difficult on 14,000 miles of important roads, the AA said today.
  • A council which came under fire for its performance during the post-Christmas freeze-up is to put itself under the microscope.

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