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brake

noun [C]  /breɪk/ us  
a device that slows or stops the movement of a vehicle: anti-lock brakes He saw a deer crossing the road and hit/slammed on the brakes (= stopped as quickly as possible).
brake
verb [I]  /breɪk/ us  
When it’s icy, you have to brake gently.
Translations of “brake”
in Korean 자동차 브레이크, 제어 장치…
in Arabic فَرامِل, مِكْبَح…
in French freiner…
in Turkish fren, frenleyen, durduran şey…
in Italian freno…
in Chinese (Traditional) 刹車, 閘,制動器…
in Russian тормоз…
in Polish hamulec, przeszkoda…
in Spanish frenar…
in Portuguese freio…
in German bremsen…
in Catalan fre…
in Japanese (車などの)ブレーキ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 闸,制动器, 刹车…
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