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cold storage

noun
     
Related topics: Food
cold storage [uncountable]
1DF if you keep something such as food in cold storage, you keep it in a cold place so that it will stay fresh and in good condition
2

put something in cold storage

to not do or use something such as a plan or idea until later in the future:
He aims to please even if it means putting his principles in cold storage.

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