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English definition of “break”


verb [I or T] (BECOME KNOWN)    /breɪk/ (broke, broken)
C2 to become known or to make something become known: When the scandal broke (= came to the public's attention), the company director committed suicide. It was the local newspaper that first broke the story (= told the public).Revealing secrets and becoming known
(Definition of break verb (BECOME KNOWN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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