[ ri-fresh-er ]
/ rɪˈfrɛʃ ər /


a person or thing that refreshes.
British. a partial or interim fee paid to a lawyer during a prolonged case.

Origin of refresher

First recorded in 1375–1425, refresher is from the late Middle English word refressher. See refresh, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for refresher

/ (rɪˈfrɛʃə) /


something that refreshes, such as a cold drink
English law a fee, additional to that marked on the brief, paid to counsel in a case that lasts more than a day
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