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  • 1 not break the bank — (not) break the bank to not be too expensive. And at Ј12.99 a bottle, this is a champagne that won t break the bank …

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  • 2 not break the bank — not ˌbreak the ˈbank idiom (informal, humorous) if you say sth won t break the bank, you mean that it won t cost a lot of money, or more than you can afford • We can just get a sandwich if you want that won t break the bank. Main entry: ↑ …

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  • 3 Break — (br[=a]k), v. i. 1. To come apart or divide into two or more pieces, usually with suddenness and violence; to part; to burst asunder. [1913 Webster] 2. To open spontaneously, or by pressure from within, as a bubble, a tumor, a seed vessel, a bag …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Break — (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak, Sw. braka …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 break the bank — In gambling, to win from the management the sum fixed as the limit it is willing to lose on any one day • • • Main Entry: ↑bank * * * break the bank phrase to win more at gambling than the casino can pay you Thesaurus: to gamble moneysynonym …

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  • 6 break the bank — (not) break the bank to not be too expensive. And at Ј12.99 a bottle, this is a champagne that won t break the bank …

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  • 7 break the bank — ► INFORMAL to cost too much, or spend too much money: »There are insurance policies available that will not break the bank. »There are ways of boosting a traditional business without breaking the bank. Main Entry: ↑break …

    Financial and business terms

  • 8 break — break1 W1S1 [breık] v past tense broke [brəuk US brouk] past participle broken [ˈbrəukən US ˈbrou ] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(separate into pieces)¦ 2¦(bones)¦ 3¦(machines)¦ 4¦(rules/laws)¦ 5¦(promise/agreement)¦ 6¦(stop/rest)¦ 7¦(end something)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 break — 1 /breIk/ verb past tense broke, past participle broken 1 IN PIECES a) (T) to make something separate into two or more pieces, for example by hitting it, dropping it, or bending it: The thieves got in by breaking a window. | break sth in two/in… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 Break even analysis — The break even point for a product is the point where total revenue received equals the total costs associated with the sale of the product (TR=TC). [Horngren, C.,Sundem, G Stratton, W. Introduction to Management Accounting (2002) Prentice Hall]… …

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  • 11 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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  • 12 break ground — phrasal 1. : to dig open the earth often in excavating for new construction breaking ground for the new arsenal 2. : to make new discoveries or introduce new procedures or material : pioneer this report breaks new ground in the study of human… …

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  • 13 break — vb Break, crack, burst, bust, snap, shatter, shiver are comparable as general terms meaning fundamentally to come apart or cause to come apart. Break basically implies the operation of a stress or strain that will cause a rupture, a fracture, a… …

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  • 14 Break key — Break/Pause key on PC keyboard The origins of the break key on a computer keyboard go back to telegraph practices. A standard telegraph key has a built in knife switch that can be used to short the key s contacts. When the key was not in use,… …

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  • 15 break-up fee — USA Also known as a break fee or a termination fee. This term has a number of meanings. In the context of: • Mergers and acquisitions, a payment from the seller to the buyer if a merger or acquisition transaction is not completed as a result of… …

    Law dictionary

  • 16 Break.com — (formerly Big boys.com) is a humor website founded in 1998 that features comedy videos, flash games, and pictures among other material. The chief executive officer of Break is Keith Richman. The web site s target audience is men 18 35.cite news… …

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  • 17 Break the Ice — «Break the Ice» Сингл Бритни Спирс из альбома Blackout …

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  • 18 Break The Ice — Single par Britney Spears extrait de l’album Blackout Face B Everybody Sortie 7 Avril 2008 …

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  • 19 Break the Ice — Single par Britney Spears extrait de l’album Blackout Face B Everybody Sortie 7 Avril 2008 …

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  • 20 break-up — break ups also breakup 1) N COUNT: usu N of n, n N The break up of a marriage, relationship, or association is the act of it finishing or coming to an end because the people involved decide that it is not working successfully. Since the break up… …

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