Definition Break

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Definition

to break (something): to damage (something), to make (something) stop working or functioning
verb
Who broke my computer? Now it doesn't work, I can't do anything with it!

This is an irregular verb:
I break / I broke / I have broken

a break: a pause, an interruption, a rupture, an interval
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: Shall we take a break for five minutes?
US: I broke my computer last night. I'm always breaking things.

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