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English definition of “brittle”


adjective (EASILY BROKEN)    /ˈbrɪt.l̩/ US  /ˈbrɪt̬-/
delicate and easily broken: As you get older your bones become increasingly brittle. The pond was covered in a brittle layer of ice.Fragile and breakable
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