freeze on

a freeze on (something)

A temporary cessation of some practice. Is it true that the company had to put a freeze on raises this year?
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freeze on (doing something)

Fig. a policy that put a temporary end to something. The company put a freeze on hiring as soon as they took us over.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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