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English definition of “break”


noun [C] (INTERRUPTION)   /breɪk/
an interruption , esp . in a regular activity , or a short period of rest when food or drink is sometimes eaten : a lunch / coffee break a break in the heat wave A break is also a time away from work or school , or a vacation : I went skiing in the mountains during spring break (= period in early spring when school classes temporarily stop ).
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