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English definition of “brook”

brook

noun [C]  /brʊk/ us  

brook noun [C] (STREAM)

a small stream: A brook runs past the house.

brook

verb [T]  /brʊk/ us  

brook verb [T] (ALLOW)

to allow or accept something, esp. a difference of opinion or intention: She won’t brook any criticism of her work.
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