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re·frig·er·a·tor

refrigerator

 
pronunciation:
r frI j reI tr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a room, box, or appliance where food is kept cold to prevent spoiling.
The eggs and milk should be kept in the refrigerator.
 
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The word refrigerator contains the following part:
-er, -or, -ar2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person or thing that does
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The suffix group -er , -or , -ar2 turns verbs into agent nouns.
synonyms:
-ist, -ite2, -ator, -an, -ian, -ean