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adjective cold pronunciation in British English /kəʊld/
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adjectivecold
comparativecolder
superlativecoldest
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  1. 1
    with a low temperature or a temperature that is lower than normal

    The water was too cold for a shower.

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    1. a.
      used about the weather

      It was bitterly cold that day.

    2. b.
      used about people and places

      I was cold, hungry, and thirsty.

      freezing cold:

      Their house is always freezing cold.

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    3. c.
      used about food that has been cooked but is not eaten hot

      a selection of cold meats

  2. 2
    not seeming friendly or sympathetic

    Her father was a cold and distant man.

    She received a rather cold response.

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  3. 3
    cold colours are colours such as white, blue, and grey that make you think of things that are cold
  4. 4
    spoken used especially in children’s games to tell someone that they are not close to finding or guessing something

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coldly

 cold pronunciation in British English adverb
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