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In a hiatus or state of delayed or procrastinated action. Unified action to deal with climate change has been in cold storage ever since the president withdrew from talk with other nations. They put our project in cold storage for the time being, citing budgetary concerns and a lack of faith in its sales.
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in cold storage

dead; in a state of death. (Alludes to the actual storage of certain things, such as fur coats, in cold storerooms.) Tom gets paid for putting his subjects in cold storage. Poor old Jed is in cold storage.
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in cold storage

In a state of abeyance or postponement. For example, We can't consider these design changes now; let's put them in cold storage for a year or so . This expression alludes to the literal storage of food, furs, or other objects in a refrigerated place. [Colloquial; late 1800s]
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in cold storage

mod. dead; in a state of death. Rocko gets paid for putting his subjects in cold storage.
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