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  • 61 break — 1. break [ brɛk ] n. m. • 1830; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Anciennt Voiture à quatre roues, ouverte, avec un siège de cocher élevé et deux banquettes longitudinales à l arrière. ♢ (1950) Mod. Type de carrosserie automobile en forme de fourgonnette, mais …

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  • 62 break*/*/*/ — [breɪk] (past tense broke [brəʊk] ; past participle broken [ˈbrəʊkən] ) verb I 1) [I/T] if something breaks, or if you break it, it separates into two or more pieces when it is hit, dropped etc I broke two dishes this morning.[/ex] Joey broke… …

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  • 63 Break-In — Impuls des Spielballes auf die Objektbälle beim hart gespielten Poolbillardbreak Das Break (manchmal auch Break In) ist der Anstoß (Eröffnungsstoß) einer Partie im Poolbillard und Snooker. In den Pool Disziplinen 8 Ball und 9 Ball wird das Break… …

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  • 64 break — [[t]breɪk[/t]] v. broke, bro•ken, break•ing, n. 1) to smash, split, or divide into parts violently 2) to disable or destroy by or as if by shattering or crushing: I broke my watch[/ex] 3) to violate or disregard (a law, promise, etc.) 4) to… …

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  • 65 break — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 short rest; short holiday/vacation ADJECTIVE ▪ little, quick, short ▪ coffee, dinner (esp. BrE), lunch, tea (BrE) ▪ …

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  • 66 break — 1. v. & n. v. (past broke or archaic brake; past part. broken or archaic broke) 1 tr. & intr. a separate into pieces under a blow or strain; shatter. b make or become inoperative, esp. from damage (the toaster has broken). c break a bone in or… …

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  • 67 break — break1 verb (past broke; past participle broken) 1》 separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock, or strain.     ↘(of waves) curl over and dissolve into foam.     ↘(of the amniotic fluid surrounding a fetus) be discharged when the sac is… …

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  • 68 break — 1. verb 1) the mirror broke Syn: shatter, smash, crack, snap, fracture, fragment, splinter, fall to bits, fall to pieces; split, burst; informal bust 2) she had broken her leg Syn …

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  • 69 break up — verb 1. to cause to separate and go in different directions (Freq. 5) She waved her hand and scattered the crowds • Syn: ↑disperse, ↑dissipate, ↑dispel, ↑scatter • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 70 break — Synonyms and related words: abeyance, about ship, about face, abrade, abrasion, abscond, abysm, abyss, accidentality, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accommodation, accustom, actuarial calculation, adapt, adaptation, adjust, adjustment,… …

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  • 71 break-in — noun trespassing for an unlawful purpose; illegal entrance into premises with criminal intent • Syn: ↑housebreaking, ↑breaking and entering • Derivationally related forms: ↑break in • Hypernyms: ↑burglary …

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  • 72 break — bar·ley·break; break; break·age; break·er·man; break·fast·less; break·ing; break·less; house·break·er; mul·ti·break; pre·break; break·even; break·able; break·er; break·fast; house·break; cane·break; heart·break·ing·ly; jaw·break·ing·ly; …

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  • 73 Break — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Break », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Break est un mot anglais faisant référence à la… …

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  • 74 break — {{11}}break (n.) c.1300, act of breaking, from BREAK (Cf. break) (v.). Sense of short interval between spells of work (originally between lessons at school) is from 1861. Meaning stroke of luck is attested by 1911, probably an image from… …

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  • 75 break — v 1. smash, shatter, batter, beat, crash; fracture, fragmentize, splinter, shiver, tear, chip, crack, snap; split, rend, reave, tear apart, wrench apart, pull to pieces; cleave, sunder, disjoint, cut off, break off, sever; crush, grind, pulverize …

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  • 76 break —   There is no general term; the main usages follow.   1. As a stick or bones broken in two. Ha i, haha i, uha i, haki, hahaki, hakihaki, uhaki; manunu; break easily, ha i wale.   2. As a flat surface split or broken into pieces. Wāhi; wāwahi (for …

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  • 77 break up — phrasal verb Word forms break up : present tense I/you/we/they break up he/she/it breaks up present participle breaking up past tense broke up past participle broken up 1) a) [transitive] to break something to make smaller pieces Break the… …

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  • 78 Break — To break is the act of damaging something.Break may also refer to: * Break (music), a percussion interlude or instrumental solo within a longer work of music * Break key, a special key on computer keyboards * Break or Break shot, the first shot… …

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  • 79 break — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. interruption, disconnection; breach, fracture, fissure, crack; pause; boon, advantage. v. crack, fracture, shatter; tame, subdue; change; train; surpass; violate, infringe. See brittleness,… …

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  • 80 break — 1. verb 1) Syn: shatter, smash, crack, snap, fracture, fragment, splinter, split, burst; informal bust 2) the coffee machine has broken Syn: stop working, break down, give out …

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