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English definition of “broke”


verb uk   /brəʊk/ us    /broʊk/
past simple of break


adjective [after verb] uk   /brəʊk/ us    /broʊk/ informal
without money: I can't afford to go on holiday this year - I'm (flat) broke. Many small businesses went broke (= lost all their money) during the recession.Poverty and poor
(Definition of broke from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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