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English definition of “break”

break

verb [I/T] (INTERRUPT)   /breɪk/ (past tense broke  /broʊk/, past participle broken  /ˈbroʊ·kən/)
to interrupt or to stop something for a brief period: [I] Let’s continue for another ten minutes and then break for lunch.
(Definition of break verb (INTERRUPT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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