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verb freshen pronunciation in British English /ˈfreʃ(ə)n/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlefreshening
past tensefreshened
past participlefreshened

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    freshen up

    [transitive] to make something fresher, cleaner, or more attractive
  2. 2
    [intransitive] if the wind freshens, it becomes colder and stronger
  3. 3
    [transitive] if you freshen someone’s drink, you give them more to drink

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